July jobs report beats expectations

According to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, the July jobs report showed the recent increase in coronavirus cases was not as “difficult economically as some people feared.” On Friday, Kudlow emphasized the jobs survey was taken amid a spike in cases in several states.

Senate to debate COVID-19 bill, police reform

Negotiations are set to begin in the Senate after Republicans release their phase four coronavirus relief package. While the Senate hopes to strike a deal before they break for recess on August 7, Democrat leaders are warning senators to keep their travel plans “flexible.”

Pelosi refuses to give businesses liability protections

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will not consider liability protections for businesses in the next stimulus package. During an interview Sunday, she said providing legal protections will allow businesses, hospitals and schools to remain unaccountable from protecting their workers from coronavirus.