Monday News Executive Summary
Dems’ political theater, a new chapter at the Fed, at-home test approved, and more.
Above the Fold
POLITICAL THEATER: Senate fails to move forward with “Phase 3” bill amid Democrat machinations (Fox News)
A NEW CHAPTER: Federal Reserve pledges asset purchases with no limit to support markets (CNBC)
“WE’RE ALL UNDER QUARANTINE NOW”: Gov. Andrew Cuomo orders most New Yorkers to stay inside (CNBC)
VALID UNTIL END OF APRIL: Illinois issues stay-at-home order (NBC Chicago)
VALID UNTIL APRIL 7: Massachusetts under stay-at-home order (CNBC)
APPROVED BY FDA: At-home tests now available, companies say (Fox News)
FIRST SENATOR TO CONTRACT THE VIRUS: Rand Paul tests positive (Axios)
WHO’D A THUNK IT? Five Florida college students test positive after spring break trip (Fox News)
TRADE AND COMMERCE EXEMPTED: Trump administration announces U.S., Mexico limiting non-essential travel across border (Fox News)
SILVER LININGS: Pandemic measures cut illegal border crossings by half (AP)
Government & Politics
“WE WILL PROVE THAT WE CAN MEET THE MOMENT”: Trump delivers powerful message to those who are worried over coronavirus (The Daily Wire)
THE PARTY OF DOUBLE STANDARDS: Michael Bloomberg exploits campaign-finance loophole to funnel $18 million to DNC (The Washington Free Beacon)
NO WONDER BERNIE SANDERS HASN’T FOLDED: Five more states suspend Democrat primaries, sending nomination race into chaos (The Daily Wire)
POLICY: We have the technology to address climate change and still use fossil fuels (RealClearPolicy)
POLICY: It shouldn’t take a crisis to deregulate healthcare (The Federalist)
HUMOR: Chik-fil-A drive-through to provide coronavirus testing; expect to have 300 million tested before lunch (Genesius Times)
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