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What We’re Reading Today: Grand Re-opening, Media Mission Accomplished, NY Fudges Death Counts … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Reopening

 7 Midwest states say they’ll partner on reopening their economies — PBS

Inside Trump’s plan to reopen the American economy — ABC News

Shutdown backlash coming — with vengeance — Politico

Eight reasons to end the lockdowns as soon as possible — Mark Perry, AEI

Trump expected to ease social distancing guidelines for some states — Los Angeles Times

National Movement Against Extending Lockdown Expands — Fox News

Media Mission Accomplished

Trump’s Job Rating Slides; U.S. Satisfaction Tumbles  — Gallup

Most Americans Say Trump Was Too Slow in Initial Response to Coronavirus Threat  —  Pew Research Center

Coronavirus timeline shows officials, media changing rhetoric — Fox News

Pelosi’s Recession

Pelosi, McCarthy still at odds over depleted small business relief program — Fox News

The Pelosi Recession — Washington Free Beacon

GOP mocks ‘Nancy Antoinette’ after Pelosi shows off high-end freezer full of ice cream — Washington Times

NBC’s Todd: Pelosi, Schumer Playing With Fire On COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Relief — Hot Air

Blame Trump First

Sources: Virus Began in Wuhan Lab — Fox News

Economy

Budget office puts virus relief bill cost at $1.8 trillion — AP

Jobs Figures Show the Breadth of the Economic Ruin — New York Times

‘The Economy Is Clearly in Ruins’ — CNBC

Questionable California Priorities Are About to Hit Pocket Books — Ronald Stein, Fox & Hounds

Bernie Sanders, Call Your Office

UK’s Government-Run Health Care Struggles to Combat Coronavirus — Daily Signal

Good Question

Where Is God In This Coronavirus Pandemic Anyway? — HillFaith

This is CNN

CNN Selectively Cuts Trump Quote To Suggest Conspiracy Theory On Ventilators — Daily Wire

Elon Musk Says He’s Surprised That ‘CNN Still Exists’  — Daily Caller

Misc

Majority of Positive Coronavirus Cases on U.S. Aircraft Carrier are Symptom-Free — PJ Media

Your Zoom videos could live on in the cloud even after you delete them — CNET News

Coronavirus: The unexpected items deemed ‘essential’ — BBC News

Mathematician: De Blasio Is Fudging NYC’s Numbers — Newsmax

Democrats Say Trump’s Halt to W.H.O. Funding Breaks ‘Same Spending Laws that Brought About His Impeachment’ — Breitbart

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