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CrisisWatch is our global conflict tracker, a tool designed to help decision-makers prevent deadly violence by keeping them up-to-date with developments in over 70 conflicts and crises, identifying trends and alerting them to risks of escalation and opportunities to advance peace. A deadlocked electoral process in Somalia could fuel more violence after deadly clashes erupted between security forces and opposition supporters in February. Following heavy fighting in the Central African Republic between the army and a rebel coalition, runoff and re-run elections on 14 March could prove to be a dramatic flashpoint.
Download PDF. In the face of this colossal failure, small businesses across the country are closing their doors for good, families are facing hunger and eviction, and millions of Americans are still having to make the impossible choice between their health and a paycheck. Instead, his record during the first three years of his presidency, prior to the pandemic, is one of recklessness, bluster, and the prioritization of the wealthy and well-connected over everyone else. President Trump has failed the American people and the economy again and again. While the economy, with the help of the CARES Act, has made critical progress since Spring , output and employment are still extremely depressed relative to their levels before the pandemic. And with labor market gains slowing and economic hardship on the rise, a brutally uneven and needlessly slow recovery will be all but guaranteed unless more fiscal support is delivered immediately.
Trump enlisted surrogates within and outside his official administration , including his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Attorney General William Barr , to pressure Ukraine and other foreign governments to cooperate in supporting conspiracy theories concerning American politics. A number of contacts were established between the White House and the government of Ukraine , culminating in a phone call between Trump and Zelensky on July 25, The scandal reached public attention in mid-September due to a whistleblower complaint made in August A non-verbatim transcript of the Trump—Zelensky call confirmed that Trump requested investigations into Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden , as well as a conspiracy theory involving a Democratic National Committee server , while repeatedly urging Zelensky to work with Giuliani and Barr on these matters. Former acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said one reason why Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine was Ukrainian "corruption related to the DNC server", referring to a debunked theory that Ukrainians framed Russia for hacking into the DNC computer system.
leadership, which it for the most part abdicated during the crisis. Before Trump Even before COVID, however, the Trump presidency was undermining current system absolute decline is unlikely unless a substitute power emerges.
President Biden will deliver bold action and immediate relief for American families as the country grapples with converging crises. President Biden will move quickly to contain the COVID crisis by expanding testing, safely reopening schools and businesses, and taking science-driven steps to address the communities — especially communities of color — who have been hardest hit by this virus. And, President Biden will launch a national vaccination program to inoculate the U.
This analysis focuses on proposals specifically put forward by the candidates. To address the current pandemic and economic crisis, President Trump has signed several major pieces of legislation and executive orders into law, tracked at www. We exclude elements of the recent offer designed to bridge differences between proposals from Trump and congressional Democrats, except to the degree those proposals have been independently supported by Trump or his campaign. Biden has also put forward several of his own plans to address the COVID crisis, some of which are similar to policies in the Heroes Act.
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