Your Daily Roundup for June 9th
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Good morning. As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on life in America, our team at Future Majority is tracking the latest updates:
The U.S. economy officially recessed in February:
The National Bureau of Economic Research declared that the economy entered a recession in February -- the first since the Great Recession over a decade ago.
Despite the troubling economic figures, the S&P 500 erased all of its 2020 losses in a several week-long rebound.
Global cases of COVID-19 hit a new high on Sunday:
The WHO said that the number of new cases across the world hit a new high this past Sunday, as cases surpassed 7 million. The United States remains the leader in global cases of the disease. 75% of the new cases came from 10 countries in the Americans and South Asia.
Polling continues to show Trump’s job approval worsening:
A new poll from The Hill/HarrisX shows President Trump’s job approval 12 points under water:
- Approve: 44%
- Disapprove: 56%
And a new NPR/PBS/Marist poll shows his approval even lower:
- Approve: 42%
- Disapprove: 55%
The Real Clear Politics average as of today is an 11-point deficit for Trump, with just under 43% approving and over 54% disapproving of his job as President.
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