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Jordan Candler / March 27, 2020

Friday News Executive Summary

New CV19 guidelines, U.S. prepared for pandemic, Maduro indicted, and more.

The Latest on Coronavirus


  • Speaker Pelosi says House will vote on relief bill Friday, outlines fourth bill to satisfy leftists (The Daily Wire)

  • Trump reveals new coronavirus guidelines will address potential changes to social-distancing rules (Fox News)

  • For the record: Health versus wealth is a false choice (National Review)

  • U.S. and China are “working closely together” in fight against coronavirus (CNBC)

  • Narrative buster: U.S. was more prepared for pandemic than any other country, Johns Hopkins study found (Fox News)

  • “We don’t have evidence of that”: Dr. Deborah Birx says coronavirus data doesn’t match the doomsday media predictions (RealClearPolitics)

  • “Cognizant” of coronavirus constraints, EPA eases up on enforcement of pollution rules (Washington Examiner)

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, is experiencing “mild symptoms” (CNBC)

World


  • China supplied faulty coronavirus test kits to Spain, Czech Republic (National Review)

  • Iranian officials stole more than $1 billion in humanitarian funds (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Twenty people are charged over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, including two aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Daily Mail)

  • Venezuela President Maduro wanted by DOJ for drug trafficking, AG William Barr announces (Fox News)

Economy & Heartland


  • “All they want is the money”: Hospitality union demands dues from members left unemployed (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Bending the curve: Dow exits bear market on optimism of $2 trillion relief package (Fox Business)

  • Tone deaf: Planned Parenthood sues Texas after governor declares abortion nonessential (The Daily Wire)

Closing Arguments


  • Policy: COVID-19 is killing the case for socialized medicine (Issues & Insights)

  • Policy: Making it easier to see a doctor in the future (RealClearPolicy)

  • Policy: Fossil fuels, not the Green New Deal, improve human welfare (Issues & Insights)

  • Humor: Government accidentally shuts itself down with ban on nonessential businesses (The Babylon Bee)

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