“As businesses begin to open, you’re going to see the demand side of the economy rebound,” says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnucin. But Kevin Hassett, advisor to Pres. Trump, doesn’t expect a V-shaped recovery. The economic impact of the coronavirus lockdowns have been felt around the world, and the US is no exception.
As the world’s largest economy reels from the pandemic, businesses have been shut down, schools and colleges have been emptied and society’s social life has been suspended. And Trump announced an extension of the anti-virus guidelines until April 30th. But after all is said and done, what will “normal” look like in the months ahead?
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Ironically for Spanish historians, the changeover from Obama to Trump is being called “The Transition” in the States: totally different circumstances, but a similar “changing of the guards” scenario
The U.S. Treasury has announced a dramatic change to the images on the $5, $10, and $20 bills, to be revealed in the year 2020. Samantha Masunaga of the LA Times quotes the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew as saying that black abolitionist Harriet Tubman would appear on the front of the bill and Jackson would appear on the back The release of the $20 bill in 2020 would coincide with the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote.
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