The news is out: [President Donald Trump called the Senate Republicans’ coronavirus economic stimulus package “semi-relevant” as the U.S. approaches 150,000 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. The president told reporters Tuesday the $1 trillion package proposal has provisions that he doesn’t support.
Meanwhile: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain remains hospitalized for COVID-19 after being admitted nearly one month ago.
JetBlue revealed Tuesday that two of its employees in Florida died of COVID-19 complications July 16, bringing the number of known workers from the airline killed by the disease to eight.
One of the nation’s largest teachers’ unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures in the middle of the global pandemic.
McDonald’s is permanently closing 200 of its 14,000 U.S. locations this year, the fast food giant announced during its quarterly earnings call Tuesday.
📈 Today’s numbers: The U.S. is nearing 150,000 deaths and has reported over 4.3 million cases of the coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Worldwide, there have been over 660,000 deaths and 16.7 million cases.]
Over 4 million Americans infected, over 150,000 dead Americans, and Trump is still maintaining his favorite stance: 1 thumb in his mouth and the other up his ass.