Tag Archives: Federal Government

Washington Update: New Stimulus Bill, Campaign News & Floods (Podcast)

Axios TodayThe first stimulus package was a lifeline for millions of Americans. The beginning of July means we’ve got just a few more weeks before all those benefits expire. Unlike when the first bill passed in March, Congress is divided on whether people need another stimulus.

  • Plus, shake-ups on the Trump campaign rattle an already chaotic White House.
  • And, new data shows more inland homes are at risk of flooding than expected.

Guests: Axios’ Dion Rabouin, Mike Allen, and Amy Harder.

Politics: “Shields & Brooks” On The Pandemic, Government Responses

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including President Trump’s controversial medical commentary, the respective roles of federal and state governments in the crisis, American public opinion on pandemic restrictions, congressional pandemic relief and how they’re handling social distancing.