Weekly jobless claims hit their lowest level of the pandemic area, totaling 1.186 million last week, well below Wall Street expectations.
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 1.42 million.
Pres. Trump and VP Pence took part in a ceremonial swearing-in of Gen. Charles Q. Brown as incoming U.S. Air Force chief of staff. Brown will be the first African American to lead a branch of the U.S. military when he's officially sworn in later this week. https://t.co/jTm0vXR4H5 pic.twitter.com/G143hAQJZI
— ABC News (@ABC) August 5, 2020
Here is Part 1 of Rachel Maddow's remarkable interview tonight with Lewis Lukens, former Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in London. pic.twitter.com/UXi7en2vcP
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) August 6, 2020