COVID19

Some 1.2 million Americans won’t get stimulus checks because of who they married

Citizens who file taxes jointly with their non-citizen spouses are left out.

Christina Segundo-Hernandez lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with her husband and four children. She was born in the United States and is an American citizen, as are her four children. Yet she won’t be getting her $1,200 stimulus check, nor will she be getting the additional $2,000 — that’s $500 apiece for her children — all because her husband is not an American citizen.

Trump calls US death totals ‘very, very strong’

Roughly 25 states are lifting some form of restriction over the weekend.

Though the White House has not held an official coronavirus task force briefing all week, President Donald Trump has taken the opportunity at other scheduled appearances to take questions and applaud his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic as a “spectacular job.”