With the U.S. dollar hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s concern about its status as the world’s predominant currency. What is there to worry about? What are the global prospects for U.S. dollar in the current circumstances? And as China’s RMB gains popularity as a currency in more countries, what is its potential on the world stage?
The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge facing the worldwide science community. Researchers are working around the clock on diagnoses, treatments and vaccines, not to mention a thorough investigation into the virus. What about the Chinese scientists? How are they contributing to that effort? How far in their views are we from the light at the end of the tunnel? With these questions in mind, CGTN’s Tian Wei visited the Global Health Drug Discovery Institute in Beijing which is at the forefront in this area.
President Trump holds an indoor rally in Arizona as COVID-19 cases hit a record there and Dr. Fauci warns of a “disturbing” surge nationwide. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on Trump breaking his own administration’s coronavirus recommendations as he appears without a mask and crowds refuse to social distance. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 06/23/2020.
Rachel Maddow notes that while the entire world respects the effort to control the spread of the coronavirus, Donald Trump is the only one who has made an exception for himself and his reelection rallies to gather thousands in close quarters indoors. Aired on 6/23/2020.
Rachel Maddow points out that while Donald Trump and his acolytes have blaming spiking coronavirus numbers on increased testing, the testing does not explain the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Aired on 6/23/2020.
» Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, the Coronavirus pandemic reached a grim milestone as the Coronavirus death toll reach 100,000 US Coronavirus deaths. COVID-19 has swept the nation resulting in over 100,000 COVID-19 deaths to Americans. To President Donald Trump, COVID-19 has been a challenge for the divisive leader, and as the COVID-19 death toll rises, President Trump has been criticized for division and a lack of leadership. The Lincoln Project, a group of Never-Trump Republicans, have been trolling the President through Lincoln Project Commercials and Lincoln Project videos attacking President Trump’s administration and its response to the Coronavirus pandemic. In the latest Lincoln Project video, they highlight the inaction that led to 100,000 Coronavirus deaths.
Two new ads from conservative groups the Lincoln Project and Republican Voters Against Trump highlight the president’s actions on coronavirus and U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd. Aired on 6/26/2020.
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