President Trump announced he is cancelling the Jacksonville, Florida portion of the Republican National Convention next month, citing rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the state. We also saw the return of the White House Task Force meetings this week, with President Trump changing his tone towards the virus. FOX’s Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland and FOX’s White House Correspondent Jon Decker discuss.
The White House is working with congressional leaders on a “Phase 4” stimulus package, but the $600-a-week added benefit could be in danger and is set to expire at the end of the month. Rachel speaks with FOX News Chief Congressional Correspondent Mike Emanuel about what to expect in the next coronavirus relief package and what both parties are looking to add.
Will schools reopen this September? While the nation is still debating whether they will let students back on campus, the Pentagon announced this week it’s planning on reopening schools on U.S. military bases worldwide this fall as long as the risk of the virus in the area remains “limited” or “moderate.” Rachel and FOX News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin discuss.
If it wasn’t for the coronavirus pandemic, the balloons would have dropped at the Democratic National Convention with former Vice President Joe Biden on stage with his running mate. Speculation continues to grow around who the former VP will pick. Rachel and FOX News Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt discuss some of the possible candidates.