If a deal on any additional economic relief is going to be reached before the November 3 election, it must happen soon.
The positive doctor's report also could help ease concerns over Trump's health heading into the presidential debate that was scheduled for October 15, but the Commission on Presidential Debates has already decided to make that event virtual, not in-person. "Crazy Nancy is the one who should be under observation", he said. "They don't call her insane for nothing!" the president said. During her weekly news conference on Thursday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) advised reporters "by the way, tomorrow, come here tomorrow". The President's strong. He's working.
Senior House Democrat James Clyburn cautioned on CNN that Trump was exhibiting "very erratic behavior" that has drawn public concern. It was ratified and approved in the wake of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The amendment lays out the succession if the president is incapacitated or deemed unable to carry out his duties.
Some of its provisions were last followed in 1974 in setting up the succession when President Richard Nixon and his Vice President Spiro Agnew voluntarily resigned, although it was voluntary and did not need Congressional involvement.
Although Pelosi was asked for more details about Democrats' forthcoming discussions, she indicated that more information would be announced tomorrow.
Though they have sought to minimize layoffs through voluntary work leave and early retirement programs, American and United airlines last week said they would begin furloughing 19,000 and 13,000 workers, while indicating the moves could be walked back if there is a breakthrough in Congress.
Trump dropped the bombshell on Tuesday that he had halted stimulus talks with democratic legislators until after the election, only to reverse course within hours and urge Congress to pass targeted aid including financial lifelines for airlines, small businesses, and a new round of $1,200 stimulus cheques for individuals.
We want to continue the conversation. Pelosi, who has led Democrats' push for a broad package that includes help for state and local governments and out-of-work Americans, signaled on Thursday that an agreement was not close.
Meanwhile, with less than a month left for the election, Trump rejected plans for a virtual debate on October 15 with Biden, a format switch meant to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in light of Trump's infection.
Trump's doctor, Sean Conley, cleared Trump to campaign in person from Saturday. Still positive, the president has returned to the White House.
Eli Lilly and Co rose 2.7% after saying it had submitted a request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use of its experimental COVID-19 antibody treatment.
Biden appeared to lead Trump among likely voters in Florida and the two were locked in a tight race in Arizona, according to Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls released on Wednesday.