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The president trumpets jobs figures built on thin ice but does nothing to protect those about to lose their health and homes

By ROBERT REICH

Donald Trump said Thursday’s jobs report, which showed an uptick in June, proves the US economy is “roaring back”.

The Senate majority leader is prioritizing the Republican Party rather than the American people during this crisis.

By DAVID FRUM

By CHRIS CILLIZZA

(CNN)  Amid all of the grilling and fireworks, you may have missed a development that could fundamentally impact the fight for the Senate majority this fall: Amy McGrath beat Charles Booker to win the Kentucky Democratic primary.

This is infuriating.

With coronavirus cases back on the rise and over 1 million Kentuckians filing for unemployment, Mitch McConnell just adjourned the Senate for another two-week recess—without taking any further action to respond to this crisis.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Besides their far-right-wing politics, which includes slashing funds for public schools and fierce opposition to teacher unions, what do Sen. Mitch McConnell and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have in common?

Both of them are under fire from Amy McGrath, the ex-Marine jet pilot who who wants McConnell's job.