Monday, July 6, 2020
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo left both New York's economy and elderly to bite the dust.

Andrew Cuomo managed to kill Grandma — and New York’s economy too

Too harsh? Well, report cards are snapshots, and the pandemic is an evolving event. Numbers are shifting, and surely things will look different down the road. But if New...
President Donald Trump

How ‘collusion’ conspirators tried to oust President Trump

In his book “Above the Law,” Whitaker relates his insider’s view of the bizarre scheming of the Robert Mueller team, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and elements of the intelligence community —...
The bond market is preparing for a major boost.

Bond ETFs are ‘not out of the woods yet’ as Fed rides to the...

The Federal Reserve shared more details Monday about its bond-buying program, a $75 billion plan aimed at stabilizing the bond market by purchasing corporate debt either directly from companies or via exchange-traded funds that...
Congress needs to heed MTA Chairman Pat Foye’s plea for another $4 billion in federal aid.

Congress needs to send the MTA another $4B in aid during coronavirus

The coronavirus crisis has crushed the mass-transit agency’s finances, with roughly $8 billion in toll, tax and fare revenues likely lost this year. Since the pandemic hit, subway and bus ridership...
After President Trump noted in March that an anti-malarial drug had shown some success in treating COVID-19, according to reports from clinicians, his opponents slammed him for playing doctor and flaunting the “audacity of false hope,” in the words of CNN’s Stephen Collinson.

Those slamming Trump over chloroquine should remember AIDS-medication wars

After President Trump noted in March that an anti-malarial drug had shown some success in treating COVID-19, according to reports from clinicians, his opponents slammed him for playing doctor and flaunting the “audacity...
Sooner rather than later, New York needs to find a smart way to reopen some businesses.

Time to start figuring out which businesses can reopen first and how

Anyone entertaining the idea that businesses should move toward reopening is shamed as caring more about the stock market than people dying. Any discussion of how to get people working again is...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo for veep? Well, never say never — but it’s ­unlikely.

Why Joe Biden doesn’t dare tap Andrew Cuomo for veep

Yes, the governor is up to his neck in five-star reviews for his management of the corona­virus crisis. His TV presence radiates calm competence. Clearly, he has gotten the poetry of governance-in-a-maelstrom right;...
How Trump can win re-election in a pandemic

How Trump can win re-election in a pandemic

Three weeks ago, President Trump seemed poised for victory in November. The economy was strong. The nation was at peace. That is usually a recipe for re-election — despite Trump’s habit of...
President Donald Trump speaks during a press briefing with the coronavirus task force, in the Brady press briefing room at the White House.

Suddenly, the left is complaining that Trump isn’t dictatorial enough

What happens when the supposed dictator won’t dictate? This is the conundrum confronted by the harshest critics of President Trump, who have gone from warning he is a budding...
President Trump keeps hitting bad notes when it comes to the coronavirus threat; the nation needs him to adjust.

Trump needs to realize the coronavirus threat isn’t about him

President Trump keeps hitting bad notes when it comes to the coronavirus threat; the nation needs him to adjust. With many Americans fearing a crisis that could leave hundreds of thousands...