tuesday tidings issue #3 - 7/7/20
Hello everyone! Welcome to the third issue of GOVLEARN's Tuesday Tidings, bringing you the latest news from the past week in a short and concise package.
States such as Florida, California, and Arizona have had all-time high numbers of new COVID-19 cases. These states and many others are rolling back re-opening initiatives.
The Supreme Court ruled that states were allowed to punish or fire "faithless electors," meaning electors in the Electoral College which chose to vote for a nominee other than the one they are assigned to vote for. This ruling is what many are calling one step in the direction of abolishing the Electoral College.
The US has given formal notice of their withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO), effective 2021.
Joe Biden's search for a Vice Presidential nominee continues. See Issues #1 and #2 of Tuesday Tidings for the short list.
Prominent figures newly diagnosed with COVID-19: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, prominent conservative attorney Kimberly Guilfoyle, Cleveland Mayor Kevin Brooks, and Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann.