Wisconsin's Democratic governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election, Republicans challenge move

(Reuters) – Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin’s primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would challenge the order in the state Supreme Court. The late postponement came after the Republican-controlled legislature rejected Evers’ call last week to cancel in-person voting on Tuesday and extend […]

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Wisconsin's Democratic governor postpones Tuesday's election, Republicans challenge order

(Reuters) – Democratic Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order on Monday postponing Wisconsin’s primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would challenge it in the state Supreme Court. The late postponement came after the Republican-controlled legislature rejected Evers’ call last week to cancel in-person voting on Tuesday and […]

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Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs out

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would ask Congress for more money to make loans to small businesses struggling with the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak if the original $349 billion allocated in a fiscal stimulus bill runs out. “I will immediately ask Congress for more money to support small businesses under the @ppploan […]

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Trump grilled on punishing Iran sanctions amid coronavirus crisis

US president says he would have ‘moral responsibility’ to assist hard-hit Iran despite devastating American sanctions. US President Donald Trump said he would have a “moral responsibility” to help Iran in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic if leaders of the country asked for assistance.  However, he said, they had not yet asked.  “Well they haven’t even asked us to […]

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