THE TRUMP INFORMATION ECONOMY

Episode 130 - "The Plague Diaries"

Episode 130 - "The Plague Diaries"

3/15/2020 1. Coronavirus case at CPAC brings outbreak closer to Trump, threatening to upend his routine amid reelection bid 2. Trump says he will seek payroll tax cut, relief for hourly workers as part of coronavirus economic package 3. Trump struggles to explain why he disbanded his global health team 4. Trump and GOP mount coordinated campaign to paint Biden as senile 5. Trump endorses Sessions' opponent in Alabama Senate primary 6. CDC director breaks with Trump on claim that border wall will help stop coronavirus 7. Secret Service faces unique challenge of protecting Trump from coronavirus exposure 8. Besieged Trump announces Europe travel ban in effort to stem coronavirus pandemic 9. Coronavirus screening causes massive bottlenecks at O’Hare and other U.S. airports 10. Federal Reserve slashes interest rates to zero as part of wide-ranging emergency intervention Music: "Bicycle" - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ---------- Artictles Referenced 1. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/coronavirus-case-at-cpac-brings-outbreak-closer-to-trump-threatening-to-upend-his-routine-amid-reelection-bid/2020/03/08/8e3ba384-6170-11ea-912d-d98032ec8e25_story.html 2. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/09/trump-coronavirus-paid-sick-leave/ 3. https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-struggles-explain-why-he-disbanded-his-global-health-team-n1153221?2 4. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/10/trump-biden-clinton-age-senile-124797 5. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/10/trump-endorses-sessions-opponent-in-alabama-senate-primary-125316 6. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/10/cdc-director-border-wall-coronavirus-125007 7. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-coronavirus-secret-service-handshake/2020/03/09/36a1c5ca-6217-11ea-acca-80c22bbee96f_story.html 8. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/besieged-trump-announces-drastic-measures-in-effort-to-stem-coronavirus-pandemic/2020/03/11/e99983a4-63dc-11ea-acca-80c22bbee96f_story.html 9. https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2020/03/14/europe-travel-ban-airport-del/ays/ 10. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/15/federal-reserve-slashes-interest-rates-zero-part-wide-ranging-emergency-intervention/

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