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Fact-checking Peter Navarro’s claims that the yield curve is not inverted

Fact-checking Peter Navarro’s claims that the yield curve is not inverted

On Sunday, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro brushed off concerns of an impending recession. Navarro, known for his outside-the-mainstream positions on economic policy, told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the yield curve was not “technically” inverted last week. This is what Navarro said: “Technically, we did not have a yield curve inversion. An inverted yield…MORE

Marianne Williamson pledges to remove portrait of Andrew Jackson from the Oval Office

Marianne Williamson pledges to remove portrait of Andrew Jackson from the Oval Office

Author Marianne Williamson pledged Monday to remove a portrait of President Andrew Jackson from the Oval Office if elected president, calling the portrait’s current placement “one of the greatest insults” to Native Americans. “We will begin by taking that picture of Andrew Jackson off the wall of the Oval Office,” the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate…MORE

California raises standard required for use of deadly police force

California raises standard required for use of deadly police force

California’s Democratic governor on Monday approved one of the the strictest police deadly force measures in the country, which says officers in the state can only use lethal force if it would prevent a suspect from killing or harming the officer or another person. State law previously allowed the use of extreme force when attempting…MORE

Mental health advocates say reopening institutions won’t stop mass shootings

Mental health advocates say reopening institutions won’t stop mass shootings

Ever since mass shootings turned the national focus to gun violence two weeks ago, President Donald Trump has sought to blame anything but guns. He’s pointed the finger at Hollywood for violent movies and video games and, even more, he’s made the argument that people who commit mass shootings are unwell. “It’s the people that…MORE

Fact-checking Trump’s claims on economist recession warnings

Fact-checking Trump’s claims on economist recession warnings

During a question and answer session with reporters on Sunday, Washington Post White House bureau chief Philip Rucker told President Donald Trump that “a lot of economists say that you should be preparing for a recession.” Trump responded that he is “prepared for everything,” but that “I don’t think we’re having a recession.” Speaking to…MORE

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