CNN10 - 11/4/19


Breath welcome CNN. Ten your source for down the middle explanations of news events of Coral Zeus at the C. N. N. Center. Hope you had a great we can. We're getting started with a look at recent vote in the US House of Representatives concerning President Donald Trump and the issue of impeachment late last week. The House voted two two hundred thirty two to one hundred ninety six to formalize its impeachment inquiry of the president this was not vote to impeach president trump or to formally put him on on trial. This was a vote to make an investigation official to establish the rules for how it will be carried out and according to Democratic House Speaker. Nancy Pelosi it was a vote to help lawmakers decide whether to eventually impeach the president it went mostly along party lines. Democrats control the House of Representatives. They hold the majority of seats there and all but two of them voted to move forward with the investigation. The remaining two Democrats joined all house. Republicans in voting against having a formal investigation. This is happening because of a controversial phone. Call that president trump had in late July with the president of Ukraine. We explain that. Call our September twenty only sixth show and you can find in our archives at CNN ten dot com speaker. Pelosi says House. Democrats have no choice but to investigate president trump because they took an oath to protect and defend our democracy and that is what he has made an assault on. The President says. He's done nothing wrong at house. Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said last week's vote shows. There's only bipartisan opposition to the inquiry. Not In favor of it well. What's next for the impeachment? Process Process the Democrats who run the House of Representatives may decide you know. There's just not enough here for the house. Judiciary Committee to vote articles of impeachment. And and they'll just close the investigation another possibility. Is that the house. Judiciary Committee does vote articles of impeachment. And then the full the house will have to vote on whether Donald Trump will be impeached. Now if there is a majority in support of impeachment Donald Trump doesn't doesn't lose his office. That's like a formal charge. It's like an indictment so if donald trump is indicted the way Bill Clinton and was impeached. Then the case will go to the United States Senate. There has to be. A trial presided over by John. Roberts the chief justice of the United States and after that trial the Senate will have to vote on whether to convict Donald Trump. It takes two thirds sixty seven votes. It's in the Senate to remove president from off. I think most people believe the end of the day there is almost no chance that Donald trump trump will be convicted in the Senate. So the question that is on everyone's mind is what will the effect of this whole impeachment process be On the Twenty Twenty Elections Second Trivia which of these. US government agencies is the oldest US Census Bureau your Labor Statistics Department of Transportation Food and Drug Administration. The Bureau of Labor was established in eighteen. Eighty four making it the oldest agency on this list the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its employment situation summary on the first Friday of every month. It's also called the jobs report which is easier to say and it gives a snapshot of how the US economy did the month before so the latest report says in October American employers added one hundred. Twenty eight thousand jobs. That was better than what economists expected. They predicted an eighty nine thousand job job. Gain in part of the reason for that was the recent strike at General Motors. It officially ended late in October but it had taken forty six thousand auto employees out of the workforce and economists had thought it was going to be a bigger dragon the jobs market then it ended up being the unemployment rate which is a percentage of American workers who want but don't have the job increased to three point six percent. It was three point five percent the month before but analysts say there's a silver lining to that because it showed more Americans pins. Were looking for work. One area of concern was in manufacturing. The October jobs. Report says there were thirty. Six thousand jobs lost in that sector and the LS LS commissioner says that was impacted by the auto worker strike. But this doesn't necessarily signal that a recession is on the way. It's the dreaded allwood recession now technically recession is defined as two straight quarters of negative economic growth but ironically the National Bureau of economic research which officially dates. US recessions doesn't quite agree. It defines recession as a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy lasting more than a few months the NBA isn't just look at GDP but all the factors to like income employment and Industrial Austria production but notice how it says spread across the economy. That's important why because recessions can happen in one sector but but without dragging the whole economy down we saw that in Twenty fifteen and twenty sixteen for example to that was manufacturing fell into recession but the rest the US economy did not the big question. Today is will history repeat itself on why we're asking that question is because. US manufacturing is once again back in technical recession but he's the king although manufacturing isn't doing well it's only a small share of the US economy with took eleven percent. The modern American economy is driven by other things like consumer services and that represents around seventy percent of economic activity. The danger though is that weakness in manufacturing could then spillover into that big a driver of the economy. And that's the thing about recessions. They do. Do you have a tendency to be self fulfilling. If Americans stopped worrying about the economy and hearing about layoffs for example at factories they may decide to spend into bit less. Perhaps they delayed bigger purchases. And that's when a fear of an economic downturn can actually bring on a real one I'm bringing the dreaded alward Thatta cincyplay most of America has fallen back to standard time. That's what we call it when we're not on daylight saving time time but when you think about the fact that we spend most of the year on daylight saving time standard is hardly the standard still. Our current standard was set on Sunday morning. It'll last until March eighth and despite with my colleague Jennifer Gray is about to tell you you only get the extra hour of sleep if you go to bed on time. The night of the switch. Those was who stay up an hour later on. Saturday may still seen sleeping on Sunday. So why did we change the clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back one hour in in the fall. What's actually to reduce electricity consumption by extending the daylight hours in the US? We change our clocks at two. AM on the second Sunday in March. That begins daylight saving time. That's when we spring ahead on the first Sunday in November burp we change our clocks at two. Am again actually just going back to standard time. Believe it or not the started with an idea from Benjamin Franklin Franklin did write an essay suggesting that people can use less candles. They got up early and made better use up daylight in nineteen eighteen. The Standard Time Act established time zones and daylight saving time but not all states participate to this day most of Arizona and all of Hawaii to not change Sir clocks over seventy countries across the world observe daylight saving time with notable exceptions of China and Japan in two thousand seven. We actually actually change the date of when we set our clocks back an hour to the first week in November this help protect trick or treaters by giving them an extra hour of daylight. One of the other other lines of thinking was that would have a better voter turnout on election years experts. Say Each time you change your clocks. It's always a good idea to change those batteries in your smoke doc detector and always look forward to fall when you get that extra hour asleep. They didn't have to tell me not to play baseball inside. Because well smash that's the very same reason why this seems like it might not be the best idea but it's not like you can just step outside to play on the International Space Station and the ball travels farther in microgravity. So if Astronauts Jessica Mir Christina Cook and Andrew. Morgan can't attend the world series. Maybe they can just being very carefully. See how this plays out. Of course. They're all astros fans fans. The real thing wouldn't have been a washing ton of fun for them but who needs baseball when you've got baseball. Who needs to knock one out of the park when you're already out of the atmosphere without gravity there are no infield flies? No sinkers no grounders yet. Every

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