United States, Larry Kudlow, Beirut discussed on At Home with Gary Sullivan
News. I'm Brian Clark. The United States has now crossed the threshold of five million confirmed cases of covert 19 the most of any country in the world. The virus has killed over 160,000 people in the U. S, also had a significant impact on the nation's economy. President Trump took action Saturday in the form of four executive orders. One provides a weekly unemployment payment of $400 is not a hardship. This is the money that they need. This is the money they want in this game. His immigration incentive to go backto works, but it's not clear when that money would arrive in states are responsible for paying some of it, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told ABC is this week. I don't think there'll be a huge delayed Labor Department has been working with states. States of the ones that process the federal benefits before, so I don't see any reason why I'd be all that difficult. Another executive order suspends payroll taxes for the rest of the year, he said. The White House believes it has the authority to do that. Democrats like minority leader shock, Schumer, don't think that's enough. Employers are just going to continue with hold the money. I've talked to some because they don't want their employees to be stuck with a huge bill. In December, so it's not going to pump money into the economy. Another order instructs the federal government to minimize evictions. The president taking part of virtual conference discussing aid for Beirut after the explosion in the port last week, ABC Julie McFarland, the Foreign desk says it's been a weekend of unrest in the city and the country of Lebanon. Thousands of people gathered in Beirut in anger and frustration at the government groups of people storming ministry building. Some were carrying nooses and banners. Resign or hang so The Lebanese. This tragic explosion is just emblematic of deep seated political incompetence and mismanagement in Nagasaki, Japan. Ceremony today, marking 75 years since the US dropped an atomic bomb on the city. You're listening to ABC News Daily News radio time. 902 evacuations and pre evacuation notices have gone out to homes near the Pine Gulch fire in Mesa County. That fire about 18 miles north of Grand Junction has swollen to 20,000 acres with 0% containment. More than 450 firefighters are on the job,.