Your Daily Roundup for April 17th
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Good morning. As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on the U.S. economy, our team at Future Majority is tracking the latest updates:
Trump told Governors they could “call the shots” to begin opening their economies by May 1st
Stocks rose Friday in response to the announcement, but public health experts warn that wide scale testing would be needed to open up economies safely.
But states are looking to relax their stay-at-home orders. We’ll be tracking the latest for you.
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. reached a record yesterday:
On Thursday, a reported 4,591 Americans lost their lives to the virus. It was the greatest number of deaths in a single day.
Florida applicants for unemployment benefits are left dry:
Only 5% of Floridians who have applied for unemployment insurances have received payments from the state in the past month. More than 800,000 claims are waiting to be processed, and Governor Ron DeSantis is dragging his feat, “I waived pretty much everything I could waive.”
A new Gallup poll shows Trump’s approval has dropped significantly:
A Gallup poll out this week shows Trump’s approval rating slid 6 points since its last poll two week ago, and now is at an 11-point deficit:
And when asked about satisfaction with the way things are going in the U.S., the percentage of Americans responding positively dropped 12 points since the last poll:
- Satisfied: 30%
- Not satisfied: 68%
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