Daily Archives: March 15, 2020

Rep. Katie Porter Schools Housing Secretary Ben Carson on Key Real Estate Term

QuickTake by Bloomberg

May 21, 2019

Rep. KatiePorter schooled Trump’s Housing Secretary Ben Carson on a key real estate term: Porter: “Do you know what an REO is?” Carson: “Oreo?” Porter: “Not an Oreo. An R-E-O.”

Opinion | Democrat Katie Porter’s exchange with CEO Jamie Dimon should shape the 2020 campaigns

Washington Post

Apr 12, 2019

First-term Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) grills JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, who made $31 million last year, on how a low-paid teller working at his bank is supposed to pay the bills. Read more: https://wapo.st/2IsAn8V.

Congresswoman Katie Porter secures free coronavirus testing for all Americans

Guardian News

Mar 13, 2020

The US representative Katie Porter has secured free coronavirus testing for all Americans after presenting compelling evidence in the US House of Representatives on Thursday. According to her calculations, coronavirus testing would cost a citizen a minimum of $1,331. She pressed a member of the administration to commit to making all testing immediately free and he conceded

Billions of locusts are descending on Ethiopia

Washington Post

Feb 12, 2020

The Washington Post traveled to southern Ethiopia, which is facing its worst locust outbreak in generations after an uncommon weather pattern in the Indian Ocean caused relentless rains across East Africa.

Swarms of locusts cover the sky in Russia


Feb 20, 2019

People in Russia were shocked when a swarm of locusts covered the sky. They had a few attempts to capture the bugs but failed.

Renewable Subsidies “Laughable” Compared to Fossil Fuels


Mar 15, 2020

Economic Downturn: Coronavirus Created the Perfect Storm

RT America

Mar 15, 2020
As the stock market continues to yo-yo, along with the price of oil, could the Coronavirus be creating the perfect storm for an economic downturn? This week on Boom Bust they asked that very question to Richard Wolff, host of Economic Update. Just Press Play has that segment and the best of other in-depth reports, exclusive interviews and controversial issues you may have missed this week on RT America.