Tuesday News Executive Summary
Closing in on a stimulus deal, DPA invoked, gun-rights subterfuge, and more.
The Latest on Coronavirus
AT LAST, THE $2 TRILLION DEAL: Expect a coronavirus stimulus agreement in Senate, Chuck Schumer says, after Democrats obstructed the legislation multiple times (Fox News)
NOT LETTING A CRISIS GO TO WASTE: The real reasons Democrats stopped the stimulus bill (PJ Media)
DPA OFFICIALLY INVOKED: FEMA head says administration will use Defense Production Act to obtain 60,000 coronavirus tests (National Review)
CRACKING DOWN: Trump signs executive order to prevent price gouging, hoarding of medical supplies (The Hill)
“AMERICA WILL AGAIN AND SOON BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS”: President Trump turns to reopening economy (Washington Examiner)
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: How the VA is prepared to handle rising rates of veterans with coronavirus (The Daily Signal)
ENFORCEABLE WITH FINES: The UK goes into full lockdown with the public barred from leaving home for nonessential reasons (Business Insider)
SECOND AMENDMENT SUBTERFUGE: Pennsylvania Supreme Court greenlights mandatory gun store closures (The Washington Free Beacon)
MEANWHILE IN NEW JERSEY… Gun-rights coalition sues Gov. Phil Murphy for closing gun dealers during coronavirus pandemic (The Washington Times)
22ND STATE TO BAN CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: Colorado abolishes death penalty (National Review)
“THE GAMES ARE NOT GOING TO START ON JULY 24”: Tokyo Olympics inevitably postponed (National Review)
COMMUNIST SYMPATHIZERS: Twitter says Beijing’s coronavirus lies are just fine (The Daily Beast)
BEGINNING OF A NEW COMMERCE ERA: When coronavirus is through, our economy will look a lot different (Washington Examiner)
POLICY: Time for a national telework policy (Issues & Insights)
POLICY: Even in a crisis, canceling student loans is a bad idea (E21)
SATIRE: Democrats worried stimulus bill would stimulate economy (The Babylon Bee)
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