Category Archives: CNN – Politics

Trump’s coronavirus mismanagement again undercuts his CEO image

In his closing argument before the 2016 election, Donald Trump pointed voters toward his “under budget and ahead of schedule” new Washington hotel: “A metaphor for what we can accomplish for this country.” Trump pitched himself as a successful businessman and an executive, even though his actual record included a string of spectacular bankruptcies and…MORE

Governors step into national spotlight as they combat coronavirus

Governors across the country have stepped up to combat the coronavirus pandemic in recent weeks, turning a group of one-time anonymous state officials into influential executives with growing national profiles. Where the federal government has struggled to respond, many governors have stepped into the void and used their broad powers to stem the spread of…MORE

Trump’s popularity bump may have already plateaued ahead of schedule

Poll of the week: A new AP-NORC poll finds that President Donald Trump’s approval rating stands at 44%, while disapproval rating comes in at 56% among registered voters. That’s nearly the same as it was in February’s AP-NORC poll, when Trump’s approval rating was 43% and disapproval rating was 56%. What’s the point: Trump clearly…MORE

Hurricane Katrina cleanup specialists now helping Feds with state supply problems

The Department of Health and Human Services is looking to veterans from the Hurricane Katrina cleanup to help with coronavirus supply chain issues for the federal government, according to contracting records. HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness this week hired J&M Global Solutions, a small Virginia-based consulting firm run by Bush-era Federal Emergency…MORE

How job losses could affect Trump and the 2020 election

President Donald Trump has seen his approval ratings tilt upward because of his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, the US economy is in a tailspin because of that same pandemic. A record of nearly 10 million Americans have filed unemployment insurance claims the past two weeks and the country had a net loss of…MORE