Asian shares scaled three-month highs, with European markets also getting a boost on Friday, as a surprise bounce in Chinese manufacturing activity eclipsed doubts raised by a Bloomberg news report over whether the United States and China can reach a long-term trade deal. Ciara Lee reports
National Economic Council Director and President Donald Trump’s economic advisor Larry Kudlow said systemic racism doesn’t exist. He said it doesn’t exist because former President Barack Obama won 79 million “white votes” when he ran for president. Kudlow said: "I think the American system is the best system ever devised for mankind, for history. He said “some people” are racist and there are “some bad apples” but most “have good hearts.
Senior economic adviser to President Donald Trump offered some health advice on Sunday, on CNN's 'State of the Union' program. Reuters reports Kudlow admitted people attending President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma this week should wear masks. Health experts have consistently cautioned against large gatherings such as political rallies during the coronavirus pandemic. It is a concern. Social distancing must be observed. Face coverings in key places must be observed.
When asked by a reporter about the African American unemployment numbers in the U.S. and whether those numbers are evidence of systemic racism, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that he doesn't believe there is systematic racism in the U.S.
[NFA] White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because the intelligence was not corroborated at the time. Colette Luke has more.
· * White House advisers are narrowing in on a tax-cut proposal that could shore up support from the middle class ahead of the 2020 elections. *
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