In This Episode
- The Republican National Convention begins tonight, predominantly featuring speakers who are Trump’s employees or blood relatives. This weekend, Trump announced that the FDA granted emergency use authorization to a blood plasma treatment for COVID-19… we discuss what that means.
- Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testified to the Senate on Friday in his first appearance since the abrupt changes to USPS’s operations. On Saturday, the House passed a bill that would give the postal service emergency funding. DeJoy is set to testify to the House today.
- And in headlines: police shootings in Louisiana and Wisconsin, California wildfires continue with less prison labor than normal, and Tennessee’s governor makes some forms of protest a felony.