The U.S. economy added 850,000 new jobs in June, marking the biggest gain in the last ten months and signaling the U.S. economy is rapidly recovering.
U.S. President Biden credited his American Rescue Plan, and the administration’s efforts to get Americans vaccinated. Overseas, the remaining American forces have left Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and the U.S.’s largest military installation is now closed. President Biden has pledged to remove all U.S. combat forces by September.
Joining the discussion:
- Spencer Critchley is a Democratic Strategist and the Author of “Patriots of Two Nations.”
- John Quelch is the Dean of the Herbert Business School at the University of Miami.
- Adolfo Franco is an attorney and Republican Strategist.
- Joseph Williams is the Senior News Editor with U.S. News and World Report.
NEC Director @BrianCDeese on the state of the economy: “CBO […] doubled its projected growth for 2021 from 3.7% to now 7.4%. If we achieve that growth in that range it would be the highest in nearly 40 years.” pic.twitter.com/V81tPpPmAq
— The Hill (@thehill) July 2, 2021
American troops pulled out of their main military base in Afghanistan, leaving behind a piece of the World Trade Center they buried 20 years ago and bringing an effective end to the longest war in American history https://t.co/Z2GlGuaK2o 1/3 pic.twitter.com/KQsep9FEUT
— Reuters (@Reuters) July 2, 2021
The Supreme Court term ended with conservative-driven decisions on voting rights and charitable-donor disclosures. The rulings offered a glimpse of what the coming years of the right's dominance could look like for the nation's highest court. https://t.co/7yWSDVfMJ0
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 2, 2021