The nomination acceptance speech is the most attention-getting event of a convention. Because of coronavirus, Trump may deliver his from home.
A combative meeting Wednesday involving top Capitol Hill Democrats and the postmaster general and a souring tone from both sides indicate that a long slog remains, and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows threatened afterward that President Donald Trump is exploring options to use executive authority to extend a partial eviction ban and address unemployment benefits. After some movement Tuesday in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's direction on aid to states and local governments and unemployment insurance benefits, Wednesday's session offered no breakthroughs or major progress, participants said afterward.
Throughout Gov. Doug Ducey Wednesday visit to Washington, D.C., senior officials held up Arizona as a leader in COVID-19 containment measures.
Our View: Extending $600 a week may be too much, but under the Republican plan, states would have to calculate 70% of lost income for every applicant.