2020 ELECTION/HOUSING/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Right now: – Almost 23 million Americans are on unemployment – Nearly 1 in 5 small businesses have closed their doors – Millions of people are at risk of being evicted We simply can’t afford another four years of Donald Trump.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, November 1, 2020 2:42 am […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Folks, times are hard, unemployment’s way up. Just this week, 1,200,000 people filed for unemployment. Folks are worried about making their next mortgage payment or rent payment. Whether their healthcare will be ripped away in the middle of a pandemic. Worried about sending their kids to school, worried about not sending their […]

Read More… from 10/18/2020


CORONAVIRUS/FLORIDA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “There’s no hiding that Floridians are worse off after four years with President Trump at the helm. Under President Trump’s watch, more than 15,000 Floridians have died from the coronavirus, Florida’s tourism-based economy shrunk by 60% in the second quarter, and unemployment more than tripled in the state. Mr. President, what is […]

Read More… from 10/16/2020


ECONOMY: “These times are hard. Unemployment is way up due to the pandemic. Just this week, over a million, 200,000 more people file for unemployment. The economic outlook for next year remains uncertain and across Michigan and the country, folks are worried about making their next rent payment or their mortgage payment or their car […]

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ECONOMY/JOBS: “Unemployment is way up due to the pandemic and the terrible way in which it’s been handled. The economic outlook remains uncertain. Across Ohio and the country, folks are worried about making their next mortgage payment or their rent payment, whether or not they can purchase their prescription drugs or be able to put […]

Read More… from 10/12/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “One in five small businesses have closed. More than 25 million Americans are on unemployment. Millions are at risk of losing their homes. But President Trump doesn’t seem to care. He only cares about how he and his wealthy friends are doing.” ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, October 10, 2020 2:00 pm […]

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2020 ELECTION/AMY CONEY BARRETT/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/CRIME/DEMS/ECONOMY/JOBS/MITCH MCCONNELL/NANCY PELOSI/STOCK MARKET/SUPREME COURT: “Nancy Pelosi is asking for $2.4 Trillion Dollars to bailout poorly run, high crime, Democrat States, money that is in no way related to COVID-19. We made a very generous offer of $1.6 Trillion Dollars and, as usual, she is not negotiating in good faith. I am […]

Read More… from 10/6/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Donald Trump will do everything he can to distract from the fact that because of his failed COVID-19 response: – Over 200,000 Americans have died – 26 million are on unemployment – 1 in 6 small businesses risk permanent closure We can’t let him.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, October 1, 2020 2:40 […]

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JOBS/JOE BIDEN: “I’m grateful for everyone who found work in August and found that glimmer of hope — but there is real cause for concern in this morning’s jobs report. The pace of job gains in August was slower than in July. And significantly slower than May or June. The fact is we’re more than […]

Read More… from 9/4/2020


JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Great Jobs Numbers! 1.37 Million Jobs Added In August. Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.4% (Wow, much better than expected!). Broke the 10% level faster and deeper than thought possible.“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 4, 2020 3:04 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/JOBS/WOMEN: “Before the China virus set in and struck our nation, women had gained 4.3 million jobs — a record. The women’s unemployment rate had plummeted to the lowest level in more than 65 years.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in a Signing of a Proclamation on the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of […]

Read More… from 8/18/2020


FEDERAL FUNDING/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Trump is unilaterally reducing the amount laid-off workers could receive. And he purports to provide these benefits until the end of the year, but only identifies enough funding to make it a handful of weeks… He is taking billions of dollars of federal natural disaster funding away so it won’t be […]

Read More… from 8/8/2020


ECONOMY/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We are in a deeper economic hole than we should be because of Donald Trump’s historic failure to respond to the pandemic, and the pace of recovery has now slowed because of Trump’s continuing inability to come up with a plan to control the virus. Unemployment claims keep breaking historical records. […]

Read More… from 8/7/2020


CHINA/JOBS: [Jacqueline Policastro: “Do you think people on unemployment should continue to get the extra $600 each week?”] “Yeah. I want to get them. I want to get them a lot. It’s not their fault. It’s China’s fault that this whole thing happened… So we want to take care of them. Really good. Take care […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Enhanced unemployment benefits expired for millions overnight. We don’t have an effective [coronavirus] nationwide testing program or a plan to control the virus. Our health care workers still don’t have enough PPE. Enough with the weekend golf trips, Mr. President. Do your job.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Aug. 1, 2020 7:59 pm […]

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ECONOMY/HOUSING/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today is the first day of another month where rent and mortgage payments are due for millions of Americans who are already living on the edge. It comes a day after President Trump and Leader McConnell sent the Senate home for the weekend and allowed enhanced unemployment insurance, which millions of […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I actually agree with this. Too much income disparity. Changes must be made, and soon! RT @businessinsider While 40 million Americans filed for unemployment during the #coronavirus pandemic, billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 1, 2020 9:37 am […]

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CHINA/CHUCK SCHUMER/NANCY PELOSI: “Pelosi & Schumer blocked desperately needed unemployment payments, which is so terrible, especially since they fully understand that it was not the workers fault that they are unemployed, it’s the fault of China!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 31, 2020 9:33 am […]

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CHINA: “The fact is, people don’t like saying it — they know it’s true: It’s China’s fault. Okay? It’s not their fault. It’s not the worker who lost his job; it’s China’s fault. And that’s the way it is.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing | July 30, 2020,” whitehouse.gov, July 30, […]

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CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TAXES: “The White House has floated at least three proposals to cut taxes for the super-wealthy and corporations. Congress should reject all of them… Congressional Republicans should focus on ending the outrageous tax loophole for hedge fund investors and real estate developers that was hidden away in the CARES Act — not ending enhanced […]

Read More… from 7/20/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/ECONOMY/JOE BIDEN: “Our country is facing three simultaneous crises. A pandemic that’s infected over 3 million Americans and cost thus far over 130,000 lives… We have an economic crisis that’s left almost 18 million Americans out of work, with some of the greatest pain inflicted on small businesses and communities of color. A national reckoning […]

Read More… from 7/9/2020


JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It was just put out that the United States economy added almost 5 million jobs in the month of June, shattering all expectations. I was watching this morning, and the expectations were much lower than that. The stock market is doing extremely well, which means, to me, jobs. That’s what it means: […]

Read More… from 7/2/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Millions of Americans are still out of work wondering when or if their job will come back or worried about how to pay the bills in the meantime. Trump wants to declare his health crisis over and unemployment solved. Unfortunately, he’s deadly wrong on both fronts. We’ve already at more than […]

Read More… from 7/2/2020


ECONOMY/JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The job surge that we’re seeing right now is widespread. Leisure and hospitality added 1.2 million jobs. Construction jobs are up — listen to this — 464,000. Education and health services rose 424,000. Retail trade is up 368,000… We also smashed expectations on the unemployment rate. The prediction was that the unemployment […]

Read More… from 6/5/2020


AFRICAN AMERICANS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “My Admin has done more for the Black Community than any President since Abraham Lincoln. Passed Opportunity Zones with @SenatorTimScott, guaranteed funding for HBCU’s, School Choice, passed Criminal Justice Reform, lowest Black unemployment, poverty, and crime rates in history… …AND THE BEST IS YET TO COME!“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 2, […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today, we learned that another 2.1 million people filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total number of new claims since this crisis began to more than 40 million. It’s just the latest evidence of Donald Trump’s utter failure of leadership.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, May 28, 2020 5:00 pm […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “More than 30 million Americans have now lost their jobs since this pandemic seized our nation… Millions upon millions of Americans are suffering economically, there are more than a million confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide, and we have now lost more American lives to this virus in just a few weeks than we […]

Read More… from 4/30/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today, we learned that another 4.4 million people filed new unemployment claims last week, bringing the total number of Americans filing new unemployment claims to 26 million since this crisis started, with many more feeling the direct economic impact of this pandemic. These aren’t just overwhelming numbers or aggregate statistics — […]

Read More… from 4/23/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We have a solemn duty to ensure these unemployed Americans regain their jobs and their livelihoods. Therefore, in order to protect American workers, I will be issuing a temporary suspension of immigration into the United States… It would be wrong and unjust for Americans laid off by the virus to be replaced with […]

Read More… from 4/21/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN: “We have to work with Congress to extend and boost unemployment benefits. That is the extra $600 however long this [coronavirus] crisis lasts, not just for the month, for however long this crisis last, so your unemployment check will be there every month for the entire month for as long as this crisis […]

Read More… from 4/8/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN: “Thank you to our health care providers, first responders, grocery and other retail workers, and so many others that are keeping us safe and prepared. This coronavirus pandemic makes it clear that all workers deserve paid sick live, workplace protections and unemployment benefits.”  -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Mar. 16, 2020 2:25 pm […]

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JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Best unemployment numbers in the history of our Country. Best employment number EVER, almost 160 million people working right now. Vote Republican, unless you want to see these numbers obliterated!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 10, 2020 4:59 pm […]

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CELEBS: “You know, I have known Kanye [West] a little bit, and I get along with Kanye. I get along with a lot of people, frankly. But Kanye looks, and he sees black unemployment at the lowest it’s been in the history of our country, okay? He sees Hispanic unemployment at the lowest it’s been […]

Read More… from 4/26/2020