The Six Million Job Swing?
Doocy: MAGA means “Masks Are Great Again.”
Fueled by consumer spending’s big May rebound?
Jobless claims leveling out … unfortunately.
375,000 fewer receiving benefits, however.
A political momentum building?
4 pm ET with Andrew Malcolm and Michael Petrilli!
“Simply put, do not talk to the press.”
“I’m starting to believe that the modest job gains may well have been real …”
Second-best economic news this week?
Jobless rate drops to 13.3%.
GOP hitting reverse on jobless benefits?
“I’ll probably get lit up by everyone who owns a nail salon in the state.”
Back to work?
A silver lining in jobless claims?
“In this instance, Joe did not do as well as I had hoped in responding.”
“But in the fall/winter, we’re going to need a much more robust workforce …”
“What we’re seeing now is part just heightened anxiety, but it’s also part reality-based.”
“It’s not health vs. the economy. It’s actually health vs. health.”
The clock is running.
Will it still be the economy, stupid?
Plus: “Needless suffering and death” from accelerated reopening?
Great Depression II?
“I’ll bring it back.”
“[A]gency scientists were told the guidance ‘would never see the light of day’…”
“Will some people be affected badly? Yes. But we have to get our country open.”
“Have you looked at the numbers lately!”
Trump: No extension for stay-at-home guidance.
“The risk is you’ve got to shut down again.”
“I worry that our friends and neighbors in Georgia are going too fast too soon.”
And what might that mean for market psychology?
“Tax the rich, not the poor.”
“Charter has connections to Antifa and was in a leadership role on the night of June 22…”
Trump: Let’s do more stimulus checks and less unemployment.