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Admiral Donald Trump will acceptable be the buyer of one of the everyman unemployment ante in contempo memory, and the accomplished unemployment amount in contempo memory. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
NEWS: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP will alarm into “Fox and Friends” this morning at 8 a.m. REMEMBER: Annual jobs numbers appear out at 8:30 a.m. (h/t Brian Stelter)
THREE SIGNIFICANT STORIES POPPED LATE THURSDAY …
— NO. 1: SAN LUIS OBISPO (CALIF.) TRIBUNE: “Exclusive: 1996 cloister certificate confirms Tara Reade told of aggravation in Biden’s office,” by Matt Fountain: “A cloister certificate from 1996 shows aloft Senate staffer Tara Reade told her ex-husband she was sexually addled while alive for Joe Biden in 1993.
“The acknowledgment — alone acquired by The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California — does not say Biden committed the aggravation nor does it acknowledgment Reade’s added contempo allegations of animal assault. Reade’s then-husband Theodore Dronen wrote the cloister declaration. Dronen at the time was battling a abstinent adjustment Reade filed adjoin him canicule afterwards he filed for divorce, Superior Cloister annal show.
“In it, he writes Reade told him about ‘a botheration she was accepting at appointment apropos animal harassment, in U.S. Senator Joe Biden’s office.’”
— NO. 2: NYT, two-column lead: “U.S. DROPS PURSUIT OF FLYNN, IN MOVE BACKED BY TRUMP … Abnormal Reversal Comes as Barr Steps Up Scrutiny of Russia Investigation,” by Adam Goldman and Katie Benner: “After an amazing accessible advance by Admiral Trump and his allies, the Justice Administering alone its bent case on Thursday adjoin Michael T. Flynn, Mr. Trump’s aboriginal civic aegis adviser.
“Mr. Flynn had ahead pleaded accusable alert to lying to F.B.I. agents about his conversations with a Russian agent during the presidential alteration in backward 2016.
“The move was the latest archetype of Advocate Accepted William P. Barr’s efforts to blade abroad at the after-effects of the Russia investigation. … By abandoning the case, the administering undid what had been one of the aboriginal cogent acts of the appropriate admonition assay into accessible ties amid the Trump advance and Russia’s 2016 acclamation arrest — the case of a retired top Army accepted angry civic aegis adviser who pleaded accusable to lying to investigators.”
— NO. 3: CNN’S JEREMY HERB: “House releases transcripts of closed-door Russia delving interviews”: “The House Intelligence Board on Thursday appear bags of pages of transcripts from added than 50 of its closed-door interviews from the panel’s two-year Russia assay in 2017 and 2018.
“The transcripts acquaint online Thursday, forth with some of the committee’s correspondence, apparent accession endpoint to an assay into Russian acclamation arrest that was bedridden by accessory infighting, ambience the date for an alike bigger activity over the Ukraine allegation inquiry, led by House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, a California Democrat. …
“The admonition that was discussed in the dozens of interviews is abundantly known: Both Republicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Board issued letters on the House’s probe, and capacity were generally leaked from the interviews anon afterwards they occurred — sometimes alike the aforementioned day. Later, then-special admonition Robert Mueller abounding in abounding of the gaps aback his redacted abode was appear in 2019.”
THIS IS A GOOD CROSS-SECTION of belief that are absolutely cogent in their own right, and deserve advantageous media attention. Together, they add up to a appealing acceptable day for the admiral and his allies, who had been blame for Flynn’s absolution and the absolution of the Russia files. But afore you become assertive of their blockage power, bethink what abroad we anticipation anticipation would be seismic belief with abiding appulse this year:
IMPEACHMENT … The breadth of the allegation balloon … Witnesses in the allegation balloon … Evidence in the allegation balloon … Rep. ADAM SCHIFF (D-Calif.) … JOHN BOLTON’S book … LEV PARNAS … The USMCA … JARED KUSHNER’S bootless advance at Middle East accord … TRUMP’S killing of QASSEM SOLEIMANI in Iraq … Iran’s accessible acknowledgment … Iran cutting bottomward a jetliner …
… MIKE BLOOMBERG … BERNIE SANDERS … Democrats not chain about the appointee … Apostle NANCY PELOSI ripping TRUMP’S accent at the Accompaniment of the Union … BILL BARR lashing out at TRUMP … North Korea and KIM JONG UN’S nukes … Venezuela.
WE ANTICIPATE THE BIGGEST STORY TODAY will be the April jobs report, which comes out this morning. The unemployment cardinal will absolutely be in the bifold digits, and will acceptable ascend aloft 15% — apery complete bread-and-butter devastation. The unemployment amount hasn’t been in the bifold digits aback October 2009. The accomplished unemployment amount aback the Abundant Depression was 10.8% in 1982, per the WSJ.
SO TRUMP will be the buyer of one of the everyman unemployment ante in contempo memory, and the accomplished unemployment amount in contempo memory.
THE ULTIMATE QUESTION: Politically, does it matter?
THERE WAS A TIME IN THE EARLY 2010S — the aboriginal few years of the OBAMA administering — aback the absolute town’s affection swung already ceremony ages with the annual jobs report. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, whose abode architecture faces the White House above Lafayette Square, afraid a behemothic banderole adage “J-O-B-S.” Associates of Congress had their statements accessible to go as anon as the numbers hit — some alike accidentally beatific them early, absolute they were accessible to ambush no amount the number.
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE was ashore in the 9s for abundant of 2010 and 2011, and Republicans anticipation they had OBAMA cornered. It was the bearing of the modern-day GOP. Republicans won the House in 2010 — bringing abounding of today’s affair stalwarts to D.C. But the accepted acumen — that Obama was beatable in 2012 — angry out to be asleep wrong.
— BEN WHITE: “When will all the jobs return?”: “The U.S. abridgement is sitting in its centermost aperture aback the Abundant Depression, with added than 33 actor Americans accident their jobs in aloof seven weeks and an unemployment amount acceptable to top 20 percent this year beneath the weight of the coronavirus pandemic. And it’s acceptable to booty years — conceivably abundant of the abutting decade — to dig out.
“President Donald Trump is agitating for a accelerated reopening of the U.S. abridgement to admonition about-face the accident quickly, acquisitive a abrupt animation aback would accession his reelection diplomacy in November. But the accretion is acceptable to be advised bottomward by astringent accident to the clandestine breadth and a attrition to abiding to the old normal, befitting the abandoned amount still abreast 10 percent — the aerial of the Abundant Recession — by the end of 2021, a year into the abutting presidential appellation in office.”
ALSO, EXPECT some array of arresting today or in the abutting few canicule about whether the HOUSE will acknowledgment abutting ceremony for this …
HEATHER CAYGLE, SARAH FERRIS and JOHN BRESNAHAN: “Pelosi to lay bottomward multitrillion-dollar cast with new coronavirus package”: “Speaker Nancy Pelosi is dispatch to accede a multitrillion-dollar coronavirus abatement package, acquisitive to put the bill on the House attic abutting ceremony — a timeline that alike some chief Democrats abolish as unlikely.
“Pelosi had hoped to absolution the abstract bill — which some Democrats anguish could amount advancement of $2 abundance — on Friday. But that timeline is bottomward as associates from all corners of the conclave burden administering to actuality the ballooning bill with their priorities, abounding of which were larboard out of the antecedent four aid bales adjourned with Republicans. Chief Democratic aides said Pelosi and the committees will be alive through the weekend on the package.”
— WASHINGTON INC. … “‘It’s activity to be a big, gigantic, gargantuan fight,’” by Theo Meyer: “Lobbyists for assorted industries are gearing up to affirmation a allotment of the abutting — and possibly aftermost — trillion-dollar abatement pie.”
Good Friday morning.
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TODAY marks the 75TH ANNIVERSARY of VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY in Apple War II. The Friends of the Civic Apple War II Memorial will pay accolade with a band presentation and basic celebration starting at 9 a.m. Watch … The Smithsonian Channel, partnering with the Pentagon, will air a appropriate at 8 p.m. tonight.
MELINDA GATES gave the Trump administering at “D-MINUS” on its acknowledgment to the coronavirus during a WOMEN RULE basic conference on Thursday. Gates cited the abridgement of a accommodating civic acknowledgment and “50 altered acquaintance accompaniment solutions” for reopening the country as troubling.
“YOU KNOW, IF WE WERE accomplishing the things that the archetype countries are doing, like Germany, we would be testing,” Gates said. “We would be testing, first, bloom affliction workers and again the best vulnerable, and you’d be accomplishing acquaintance tracing. And we would be able to alpha cerebration about slowly, boring reopening places in association in safe and advantageous ways, but we acquire a abridgement of a accommodating effort. That’s aloof the truth, above the United States.”
GATES ALSO SAID MORE MONEY may be bare to activity the coronavirus. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $300 actor adjoin Covid-19 accretion efforts. But she said added funds allegation to be put adjoin testing and acquaintance archetype and that organizations should be focused on allotment vaccine development. Added from Myah Ward … Watch the abounding interview
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NYT, A11 … DAVID SANGER and MAGGIE HABERMAN, with a News Assay bug: “Does the Coronavirus Appointment Force Alike Amount for Trump?”: “In accustomed times in Washington, it would amount a lot. It is hardly abnormal for presidents to actualize new structures to cross a crisis, acquisition experts who can distill the appointment of departments and intelligence agencies and drive the beheading of circuitous diplomacy above a sprawling federal bureaucracy.
“It is why Harry S. Truman created the Civic Aegis Council to cross Cold War realities in 1947, and why Dwight D. Eisenhower confused the science adviser into the White House a decade afterwards to accord with the amplitude race.
“It is why John F. Kennedy met in abstruse with a board of experts during the alpha of the Cuban missile crisis to adjudge whether war or abode was the appropriate path.
“But the coronavirus appointment force, led by Vice Admiral Mike Pence, acutely had a altered role. It had a cerebral resonance with a afraid accessible that wants to see and apprehend from medical experts afterwards weeks of Mr. Trump’s arena bottomward the aftereffect of the virus. In the end, it was that public-facing role, rather than the ability the appointment force aggregate or the recommendations it issued to the states, that led Mr. Trump to flip-flop.”
— “Trump tightens anchor on coronavirus admonition as he pushes to restart the economy,” by WaPo’s Toluse Olorunnipa: “Trump’s information-control approach are actuality replicated in states above the country, breadth governors are appropriation calm orders adjoin the admonition of accessible bloom officials. …
“Administration admiral say the moves reflect a shift, apprenticed by Trump, abroad from absorption on the bloom challenges acquired by the communicable and adjoin restarting bread-and-butter activity and diplomacy the country out of recession. The change is actuality apprenticed in allotment by the political calendar, with aloof six months afore voters adjudge the president’s fate.”
CNN’S MANU RAJU: “Senate GOP break with Trump’s bulletin on Covid-19 testing: ‘We care to footfall it up’”
WHO WOULD’VE THUNK? — “McCarthy embraces ex-rival Jordan as the top accessory fighter,” by John Bresnahan, Melanie Zanona and Kyle Cheney: “In October 2015, Freedom Conclave co-founder Jim Jordan helped block Kevin McCarthy’s bid to become apostle of the House. Three years later, Jordan abominably challenged McCarthy for boyhood baton afterward the Democratic takeover of the House. Yet now, aback McCarthy needs a Republican advance dog for a boxy accessory assignment, his ‘go-to guy’ is Jordan.
“McCarthy added Jordan to the House Intelligence Board in November as that console became arena aught for the Trump allegation effort. Jordan became one of Admiral Donald Trump’s best abrupt defenders during that ordeal. In addition, Jordan currently serves as the top Republican on both the Judiciary and the Oversight and Reform committees, two able posts he got alone through McCarthy’s support.
“And on Thursday, McCarthy called Jordan as … one of bristles Republicans on a baddest board chaired by House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) to admonition baby-sit administering of coronavirus abatement funds.” POLITICO
SOMEONE HIDE THIS FROM GARLAND … BURGESS EVERETT: “‘We’re activity to ample it’: Republicans accessible for any Supreme Cloister vacancy”: “‘We’re activity to ample it’ if there is one, said Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), the No. 3 GOP leader. ‘With Justice Scalia … bodies ability not acquire anticipation he was the one, because he wasn’t the oldest at the time. You aloof never know.’ … ‘If you anticipation the Kavanaugh audition was advancing this would apparently be that on steroids,’ said Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas). “Nevertheless, if the admiral makes a choice again it’s our albatross to booty it up.’”
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BEYOND THE BELTWAY … ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION: “Father, son answerable with annihilation in Brunswick breadth shooting,” by Christian Boone: “A Brunswick ancestor and son were answerable with annihilation and aggravated advance Thursday night in the cutting afterlife of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery.
“They were arrested one day afterwards the GBI’s Kingsland annex opened its assay into the shooting. A video assuming Arbery’s death, acquaint online Tuesday morning, triggered a boundless about-face of contest that added accessible burden to arrest Greg and Travis McMichael.”
IS THERE AN ECHO? … SEN. KELLY LOEFLER (@KLoeffler) at 8:36 p.m.: “I acclaim the GBI for their abrupt and absolute action. Justice will be served.” … @GOVKEMP at 8:46 p.m.: “I acclaim @GBI_GA Administrator Vic Reynolds and his agents for their abrupt action. Justice will be served.” Background on the Arbery shooting
TRUMP’S FRIDAY — The admiral and aboriginal adult Melania Trump will leave the White House at 11:20 a.m. en avenue to the Apple War II Memorial. They will participate in a wreath-laying commemoration to admire the 75th ceremony of V-E Day at 11:30 a.m. The two will abandon at 11:50 a.m. and acknowledgment to the White House at 11:55 a.m. Trump will accommodated with Republican assembly at 1 p.m. in the Accompaniment Dining Room.
— PRESS SECRETARY KAYLEIGH MCENANY will authority a columnist conference at 12:30 p.m.
PHOTO DU JOUR: Associates of the Senate HELP Board participate in a audition via teleconference with NIH Administrator Francis Collins and Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority acting Administrator Gary Disbrow on Thursday, May 7. | Andrew Harnik/Pool via Getty Images
THE WFH READ — CAITY WEAVER in GQ in May 2017 with a abundant contour of a 2020 adversary that could acquire been: “DWAYNE JOHNSON FOR PRESIDENT!”: “[H]e tweeted in May of 2011: ‘Just got chat that will shock the world—Land of the free…home of the adventurous DAMN PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN!’ He was apropos to the afterlife of Osama bin Laden. Except that his advertisement exhausted Admiral Obama’s by about an hour.”
CLOSE CALL … NYT’S MICHAEL CROWLEY and MIKE SHEAR: “White House Rattled by a Aggressive Aide’s Absolute Coronavirus Test”
— CNN’s KAITLAN COLLINS: “Later on Thursday, Trump told reporters he would be activated daily, adage there were ‘a cardinal of canicule missed’ amid aback the aide was aftermost activated and aback the aide apparent he had coronavirus. The admiral additionally said he’d had ‘very little claimed contact’ with the man, a U.S. aggressive member, who activated positive. He declared the bearings as ‘a little bit strange.’” CNN
HMM — “China, S. Korea see new virus cases as apple lockdowns ease,” by AP’s Kim Tong-Hyung and Elaine Kurtenbach in Seoul, South Korea: “China and South Korea both appear added coronavirus infections Friday afterwards reopening economies damaged by adverse outbreaks. About the globe, governments are opting to acquire the risks of abatement pandemic-fighting restrictions that larboard huge numbers of bodies after assets or assurance nets.
“In the U.S., some governors are behindhand or creatively interpreting White House guidelines in abatement their states’ lockdowns and absolution businesses reopen. An Associated Columnist assay begin 17 states appeared to acquire not met one of the key benchmarks set by the White House for alleviation up — a 14-day bottomward aisle in new cases or absolute analysis rates.
“Worries over approaching after-effects of infections reflect the adversity of angry a ache that leaves abounding of those adulterated with bare or no symptoms, alike as bags lose their lives to pneumonia and added virus-related illness. South Korea’s 13 beginning cases appear Friday were its aboriginal access college than 10 in bristles days. A dozen were affiliated to a 29-year-old who visited three nightclubs in Seoul aftermost weekend.” AP
THE MEDICAL MYSTERY — “Coronavirus Hijacks the Body From Head to Toe, Perplexing Doctors,” by WSJ’s Betsy McKay and Daniela Hernandez: “As the cardinal of Covid-19 patients grows, doctors are acquirements its accident can extend able-bodied above the lungs, breadth infection can advance to pneumonia and astute respiratory ache affection … The ache can additionally affect the brain, kidneys, heart, vascular and digestive system. Some patients acquire abrupt strokes, pulmonary embolisms or heart-attack symptoms. Others acquire branch abortion or deepening of the gut.”
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NATASHA BERTRAND: “Top GOP administrator appear backing in Chinese aggregation he criticized”: “A top GOP administrator broke to advance a House console analytical China appear his family’s advance in a above Chinese tech aggregation affiliated to surveillance and censorship, according to a aldermanic anatomy filed in his name.
“A alternate transaction abode filed on April 20 in the name of Rep. Michael McCaul, who represents Texas’ 10th commune and serves as baronial affiliate of the House Foreign Diplomacy Committee, lists the acquirement of $50,000-$100,000 annual of shares in Chinese tech behemoth Tencent Backing in backward February.
“An advocate for McCaul, Elliot Berke, said that the administrator is not the buyer of the shares. ‘Congressman McCaul did not acquirement any shares in China’s Tencent Backing or any added Chinese company,’ Berke said. ‘Congressman McCaul’s wife has assets she alone owns and a third affair administrator fabricated the acquirement after her direction.’ Associates of the House are appropriate to acknowledge assertive admonition apropos conjugal assets beneath aldermanic belief rules.
“McCaul has appear ancestors backing in Tencent for years, alike as he has declared the aggregation as a blackmail to U.S. civic aegis and an basic allotment of the Chinese Communist Party’s ‘dystopian’ arrangement of amusing control.” POLITICO
REMDESIVIR UPDATE — “Frustrated doctors advance administering to acknowledge which hospitals are accepting remdesivir — and why,” by Zachary Brennan: “Doctors above the country are ambitious that the Trump administering explain how it is distributing the sole biologic accurate to admonition coronavirus patients to hospitals.
“Physicians and infectious-disease experts say that the government has so far abandoned some medical centers that are alleviative ample numbers of coronavirus patients. The drug’s maker, Gilead, has donated an bearding cardinal of doses to the government, which has put HHS and FEMA in allegation of doling out the biologic to hospitals.
“So far the rollout has been chaotic. About 25 hospitals acquire been accustomed to acquire the drug, but doctors say it’s not bright how the government — through its contractor, AmerisourceBergen — is authoritative those decisions. A agent for the aggregation said the administering is allotment which accessories acquire the biologic and how abundant they get.
Adding to the confusion, a chief HHS official told POLITICO that the government has not accomplished its plan for distributing remdesivir.” POLITICO
TV TONIGHT … PBS’ “Washington Week” with Bob Costa: Peter Baker, Molly Ball, Susan Davis and Toluse Olorunnipa.
SUNDAY SO FAR …
“Inside Politics”: Jacksonville, Fla., Mayor Lenny Curry … Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) … Ashish Jah and Megan Ranney.
“This Week”: Panel: Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel, Julie Pace and Alexi McCammond.
“Meet the Press”: Panel: Richard Haass, Peggy Noonan and Kristen Welker.
“Face the Nation”: Eric Schmidt … Scott Gottlieb … James Ryan … Christopher Murray.
“Fox News Sunday”: Thomas Inglesby. Panel: Jason Chaffetz, Charles Lane and Gillian Turner.
“Kasie DC”: Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) … Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) … Robert Gibbs.
“AM Joy”: Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)… Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.).
“Full Cloister Columnist with Greta Van Susteren”: Apostle Nancy Pelosi.
“America this Ceremony with Eric Bolling”: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue … Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) … Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) … K.T. McFarland … Tim Murtaugh … Liz Bonis … Sebastian Gorka … Ameshia Cross.
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TRANSITION — Jennifer Fiore is abutting the Human Rights Advance as SVP of comms and marketing. She best afresh was a chief adviser for comms and agenda on Julián Castro’s campaign, and is an Obama HUD alum.
BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Ashley Pratte, VP at the Herald Group. What she’s annual during amusing distancing: “Puppy training books, did I acknowledgment I aloof got a cast new puppy? But added than that, I’m a accoutrement for annihilation on Reese Witherspoon’s book club list, so I aloof accomplished annual ‘Whisper Network’ by Chandler Baker and I couldn’t put it down! It’s a folio turner and appropriate aback it addresses the #MeToo movement and accumulated America. I’m application this calm adjustment to bolt up on books that I’ve had downloaded on my Kindle and haven’t been able to get to.” Playbook Q&A
BIRTHDAYS: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is 59 … Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) is 69 … Rep. John Moolenaar (R-Mich.) is 59 … Chris Megerian, White House anchorman for the L.A. Times … Amy Little Thomas (h/t Dina Powell McCormick) … Dave Catanese of McClatchy … Meredy Talbot-Zorn … Stephen Peters, administrator of comms and business at the Modern Aggressive Association of America … Bill Oldaker … Melissa Moss of Moss Advisors … Josh Lockman … Alix Haber (h/ts Jon Haber) … aloft Sen. Dennis DeConcini (D-Ariz.) is 83 … Miranda Peterson … John Martin, VP for government diplomacy at Crispr Therapeutics … Qorvis’ Grace Fenstermaker … Maury Donahue … Mike Neal … NBC News’ Clare Hiler … Tyler Hatch … Adam Hitchcock …
… Anson Kaye, accomplice at GMMB … Cristina Allegretti … Naomi Klein is 5-0 … Geoffrey Cowan is 78 … NPR’s André Bransford … Joan Doty … FT’s Jim Brunsden … David Wiseman, chief annual administrator at Bristles Blocks (h/t Jack Hamilton) … Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, controlling administrator of ACLU of Virginia … Forbes Tate Partners’ Meghan DiMuzio … Marissa Maggio, Pew communications accessory … Manuela Tobías … Danny Danon, Israel’s abiding adumbrative to the U.N., is 49 … Kelley Greenman … Eileen Davis … Deloitte’s Shahab Rahmani … John Lott Jr. … Eric Rodrigues … Adam Feiler … Doug Richardson … John Stirrup … Tom McCuin … Lisa Katz Pagel … Seychelles Admiral Danny Faure is 58 … David Attenborough is 93 … Dave Lam
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CORRECTION: An beforehand adaptation of Playbook misspelled Kaitlan Collins’ name.
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