Mon, 11 May 2020
Sam hosts economist Mark Blyth (@MkBlyth) to discuss Covid19's economic impact and what elected officials can do to help working people before the next spending bill is passed.
On today's show:
FRIDAY: Sharing news that White House staff now infected, Trump says it proves testing isn't that great.
Sam hosts economist Mark Blyth (@MkBlyth) to discuss Covid19's economic impact and what elected officials can do to help working people before the next spending bill is passed. How the stock market is different from the economy. When will the crisis impact the stock market? The downsides of a "just-in-time" economy. The myth that we are in a wartime economy. Is there anything that gives Mark hope for the future?
On the fun half: MONDAY: White House trade advisor Peter Navarro says this is not the Great Depression. Peter Navarro meltdown about Disney being open in Shanghai and not California. Kilmeade & Hegseth say we need a "military mindset" to defeat Covid-19 by going back to work. Mnuchin says White House still wants payroll tax cut in next stimulus bill, agrees with McConnell liability. Kilmeade says 2020 election is not Biden v. Trump, it's Obama v. Trump. SATURDAY: Pennsylvania House Speaker says kids can develop herd immunity, teachers need to earn their pay. Ben Shapiro says Michael Flynn did not lie to FBI, he fibbed, a fib is non-material. Fox News is ready to put Obama on trial for Michael Flynn case.
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