This Week: The Global coronavirus pandemic is a top priority in Washington but it's not the only priority. Last week the House passed a $3T relief fund, the most expensive bill in history, but was shot down by the Senate. Jared and FOX's Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram recap this week's Capitol Hill news and what to expect when lawmakers return after Memorial Day.
Last week President Trump fired the State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. The controversial move has drawn scrutiny from both Democrats and Republicans. So is the President in the wrong? Jared spoke to Liz Hempowicz, Director of Public Policy at Project on Government Oversight about the Inspector General's role and if the firing is significant.
Memorial Day will look different this year because of Covid-19. Arlington National Cemetery will be closed to the general public, but families will be able to come visit their loved ones. The Boy Scouts of America usually place flags on the graves of the nation's war dead, but this year they're honoring the fallen virtually. FOX's Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland spoke to Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert Wilkie about observing Memorial Day this year.
Recent polling shows that voters are leaning more towards presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, including some key voting blocks; senior citizens and independents. With most of President Trump and Vice President Biden's campaign money going to battleground states, Jared speaks with David Bergstein, Battleground States Director at the DNC about the states in play for 2020 and what the DNC's plan is for this year's national convention.