“And more and more, the relatively low risk to children of serious harms from the infection, the less frequent spread from children, the presence of immunologic protection beyond that shown by antibody testing, and the severe harms from closing schools and society are all being acknowledged,” Atlas claimed. … [Read more...] about Trump Coronavirus Advisor Dr. Scott Atlas Resigns, Report Claims
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In July 2009, internal Government emails between the Auto Team and Advisor to the President Brian Deese discussed GM’s need to address issues with Delphi’s “splinter unions.” Auto Team officials did not recall details related to the emails. When Senator Charles Schumer took a position that GM should assume the Delphi salaried retiree pensions, Mr. Deese emailed Mr. Rattner this “may complicate the optics of doing anything for the splinters.” Other emails from Mr. Deese stated, “We will continue to face intense scrutiny on this issue. The politics of terminations is quite intense” and “we need to work on a clear rationale for the outcomes we’re moving toward, as well as an explanation of respective roles.” Mr. Rattner emailed members of the Auto Team that he had spoken with Fritz Henderson about “our logic on the splinters, which he [Henderson] was fine with. [Auto Team Analyst] Sadiq [Malik] should speak to Janice … [Read more...] about Joe Biden’s Pick for Economic Adviser Tied to Delphi Pension-Slashing Scheme
Both the selections of Yellen and Rouse will make history, as Yellen would be the first woman to serve as treasury secretary if she is confirmed by the Senate, and Rouse would be the first woman of color to chair the Council of Economic Advisers. Mr. Biden's transition team formally announced their selections on Monday, as well as Wally Adeyemo to serve as Yellen's deputy at the Treasury Department, and Jared Bernstein and Heather Boushey to join Rouse on the Council of Economic Advisers. If confirmed, Adeyemo would be the first Black deputy secretary of the Treasury. … [Read more...] about Biden unveils economic team, nominating Janet Yellen for treasury secretary
In October, Democratic lawmakers including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezModerate Democrats: Everyone's older siblings Ocasio-Cortez raises 0K to fight food and housing insecurity during video game battle Club for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout MORE (N.Y.), Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.), Barbara LeeBarbara Jean LeeBiden budget pick sparks battle with GOP Senate Democrats brush off calls for Biden to play hardball on Cabinet picks Top contender for Biden Defense chief would be historic pick MORE (Calif.) and Katie Porter (Calif.), called on Senate leadership to oppose the confirmation of any nominee to an executive branch position who is a lobbyist or former lobbyist for any corporate client or who is a C-suite officer for a private corporation. … [Read more...] about Progressives offer mixed messages on key Biden economic aide