July 31, 2021
General News

America is undergoing seismic changes, but its politics barely budge

Over a period of weeks, the coronavirus death rate plunged and the country considerably eased public health restrictions. President Joe Biden announced a bipartisan deal late last month to spend hundreds of billions of dollars rebuilding the country’s worn infrastructure — the most significant aisle-crossing legislative agreement in a generation, if it holds together. The Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday that the economy was on track to regain all of the jobs it lost during the pandemic by the middle of 2022.

And in a blow to Biden’s fractious opposition, Donald Trump — the dominant figure in Republican politics — faced an embarrassing legal setback just as he was resuming a schedule of campaign-style events. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office charged his company, the Trump Organization, and its chief financial officer with “sweeping and…

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