John Catsimatidis: Shut down Wall Street for a week

Legendary New York businessman John Catsimatidis, founder and CEO of Gristedes Foods and the Red Apple Group, joined Steve Bannon’s War Room: Pandemic Sunday night for a special report broadcast on New York City’s 77 WABC. In the interview, Catsimatidis called on President Donald Trump to shut markets down for a week and halt airline […]

CORTES: Three Bold Economic Proposals for Virus Response

Today in RealClearPolitics, War Room: Pandemic and War Room: 2020 contributor Steve Cortes writes, “Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood.” Legendary Chicago architect and urban planner Daniel Burnham used those words more than a century ago to exhort a post-fire Chicago toward great renewal. His compelling words, combined with […]

Coronavirus claims 100 in the United States

As The Hill reports, the coronavirus death toll in the United States has now reached 100, with more than 6,200 confirmed cases reported. At least 100 people have died from the coronavirus in the U.S., a grim milestone in what is likely to be just the beginning of an epidemic with no end in sight. […]

Dow Down 3,000 Points in Worst Day since 1987

After a tumultuous day of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 3,000 points in its worst day in more three decades. The S&P 500 dropped around 325 points, representing a 20 percent decline. The day began with a 15 minute halt on trading after yesterday’s interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve failed […]

President Trump Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines: “15 Days to Slow the Spread”

President Donald J. Trump issued a new set of guidelines Monday afternoon aimed at containing and mitigating the growing spread of the novel coronavirus across the country. In a Monday afternoon Coronavirus Task Force press briefing at the White House, the President urged Americans to stay home, urging against eating out or holding gatherings of […]

White House Cancels Annual Easter Egg Roll

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham announced Monday morning that the Office of the First Lady would cancel this year’s Easter Egg Roll, an annual tradition, out of an “abundance of caution.” Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with the National Emergency Declaration concerning the COVID-19, the Office of the First Lady […]

After “Circuit-Break,” Markets Re-open, Dow Drops More than 2,700 Points

After more than 12 hours of market tumult following the Federal Reserve’s drastic rate cut announcement, stock futures hit “limit downs” earlier this morning, which continued into early trading. Shortly after U.S. markets opened, massive drops and volatility triggered a “circuit-break” to kick in, halting trading for fifteen minutes. Since trading re-opened at roughly 9:50 […]

CDC: Cancel Mass Gatherings, Events of 50-plus

In a Sunday evening update, the Center for Disease Control urged citizens across the country to cancel large events and mass gatherings with 50 or more attendees. Per the CDC advisory: Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events and introduce […]

Federal Reserve Slashes Rates to Zero in Emergency Act

In an emergency move, the Federal Reserve announced it would cut interest rates to zero and launch quantitative easing, stating, “The coronavirus outbreak has harmed communities and disrupted economic activity in many countries, including the United States.” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is set to speak on the matter in a press briefing at 6:30 pm […]

BREAKING: Ohio Bars, Restaurants Closed Indefinitely; Governor DeWine To Take Executive Action on Unemployment

In a Sunday afternoon announcement, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine told residents that he would take executive action to change the state’s unemployment law to facilitate social distancing, for which he has advocated. To assist #Ohio workers directly impacted by the #COVID19 health emergency, I will issue an executive order that makes several changes to Ohio’s […]

Italy Records Deadliest Day on Record: 368 New Deaths, Representing 25 Percent Spike

The Washinton Post reports that Italy has seen the largest single-day death toll thus far in the coronavirus pandemic, with 368 new deaths — a 25 percent spike in just 24 hours. ROME — Italy on Sunday announced a 25 percent spike in its coronavirus death toll, reporting 368 deaths in the deadliest 24-hour span […]

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