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Coronavirus: American Manufacturers Fear Ventilators Will be Made in China

American manufacturers fear they are being passed over for contracts to help make essential medical supplies by multinational corporations like General Motors (GM) in favor…

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Pandemic Historian: Coronavirus ‘a Disease of Globalization’

The Chinese coronavirus “is emphatically a disease of globalization,” a pandemic historian at Yale University says.

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Watch–Trump to GM: Reopen Lordstown to Manufacture Ventilators

President Donald Trump is telling General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra to reopen the automaker’s idled Lordstown, Ohio, plant to make ventilators for Americans in…

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Coronavirus: U.S. Reliant on Malaysia, Thailand for Nearly All Rubber Gloves

The United States is relying on rubber glove imports from mostly Malaysia and Thailand in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus, with no clear path…

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Vulture Investors Using Coronavirus Carnage to Wipe Out Small Business

Private equity firms are reportedly using the Chinese coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to cheaply buy up businesses, which will have a crippling impact on…

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Study: Bringing Pharmaceutical Production Back to U.S. Creates 800K Jobs

Bringing pharmaceutical production back to the United States would create more than 800,000 American jobs, economists say.

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Josh Hawley: Coronavirus Cash Payments Must Be Available to Poor Americans

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) has drafted an amendment to a Republican plan that will ensure millions of very low-income Americans are eligible for $1,200 or…

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Nikki Haley Breaks with Trump, Resigns from Boeing over Company Seeking Bailout

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley resigned from the Boeing Board of Directors, citing her opposition to President Trump’s administration potentially offering financial assistance to…

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Coronavirus: Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler Shutting Down U.S. Factories

Detroit (AP) — Ford and General Motors are confirming that they will temporarily close all of their North American factories due to the coronavirus threat.

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Union Asks for Plant Closure as GM, Ford Workers Contract Coronavirus

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is asking Ford, General Motors (GM), and Fiat Chrysler to temporarily close their plants to protect American workers from contracting…

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No Labor Shortage: 11.5M Jobless, Underemployed Americans Available for Full-Time Work

There remain about 11.5 million Americans who are out of work, sitting on the labor market sidelines, all of whom want full-time, high-wage jobs without…

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Tom Cotton: DHS ‘Prioritizing Cheap Foreign Labor’ with H-2B Visa Hike

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) says Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf is “prioritizing cheap foreign labor” with his announcement to bring more…

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DHS Secretary Chad Wolf Approves 35K H-2B Foreign Workers to Take U.S. Jobs

Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf announced on Thursday that he will allow American businesses to import an additional 35,000 foreign workers…

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Fact Check: Bernie Sanders Blames Trump for Homelessness Concentrated in Blue States

CLAIM: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) seemingly blamed President Trump for the roughly 500,000 Americans who are living homeless today.

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Fact Check: Bernie Sanders Claims Trump’s Economy ‘Not So Good’ for Working Class Americans

CLAIM: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) claimed during the CBS Democrat debate on Tuesday evening that President Trump’s economy is “not so good” for working class…

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