The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 20, 2020

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 20, 2020
From. Democrats pushing for the senate to consider a new multi trillion dollar economic relief bill passed by the house last week. You're exactly right and funding for state and local governments by enabling them to keep their jobs and help. Connecting public opinion. Will need. Very much in our friend and all that. The White House has threatened to veto the bill and senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has declined to staying in neither proposal assault on her I don't parliament an argument and I are all conference. This fascination pushes ahead with plans to Rio women from all fifty states now easing some enormous social distancing restrictions after nanny in did so today. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Thousands of residents immediately Michigan already dealing with her autobiography shutdowns are now forced out of their homes student major flooding high waters triggered a nightingale reduced the water is expected to crest until tonight president trump now deploying let me much of the area. Governor direction Widmer declaring a state of emergency you can lift the stay at home orders to speed up evacuation process has collects hazardous driving the sentiment on the name 500 years and some. It goes into the death tolls from cove in nineteen might be three times higher than the thirteen hundred that reported. Doctors say they're not just fighting the virus they're fighting skepticism that the virus even exists Brazil is now the epicenter of the upbringing in Latin America a quarter million movies are so far Brazil. Finding its own legal and be sent through the global pandemic in Latin America and its death toll nearing 181000. The number of cases are soaring field a quarter of a million making it now relentlessly. Nation on the planet from literally behind the US and Russia Brazil's president continues to downplayed the deadly virus. Saying people dying can all Dicey economy continues to be destroyed hundreds measures. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo is going on record about the latest firing of an inspector general reports emerged that palm's hail was the subject of at least wanting Hillary Pompeo confirmed Wednesday that he suggested the president trumbull the distinctive lines inspector general -- fire in this case I recommend. The speed when it. German. Frankly should have done sometimes. The secretary didn't offer rationale was pushed back and congressional Democrats allegation that the move was retaliatory. Saying he had no knowledge of any ongoing investigation.

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