MSNBC 19 Nov 2020

KY Gov. Beshear: Thanksgiving 'Threatens To Be The Largest Superspreader' Event


Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss COVID surges in his state and across the country as Thanksgiving approaches, and the importance of a COVID relief package in responding to the pandemic, saying that "If we don't get another CARES Act funding before the end of the year, everything we do to fight this virus falls off a cliff on December 31st. No money for testing, no money for contact tracing, no money to distribute the vaccine."

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan expects Jimmy Garoppolo to be the team's starter in 2021, but Mike Florio and Chris Simms know a lot can change between now and Week 1 of next season.
President-elect Joe Biden turns 78 on Friday and is on track to be the oldest U.S. president in history, displacing Ronald Reagan.
In a letter obtained by NBC News, the administrator of the General Services Administration informed President-elect Biden that the administration is ready to begin the formal transition process.
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank started their annual meetings in Washington, D.C., this week.

The IMF published its latest World Economic Outlook on Tuesday, forecasting the global economy will contract by 4.4% in 2020.

The IMF said China, however, holds the distinction of being the only major economy projected to achieve growth in 2020, forecast to hit 1.9% for the year.

And in its outlook, the IMF said it expects China's growth will accelerate to 8.2 percent next year.

In an exclusive interview, CGTN's Yin Yue spoke to Vitor Gaspar, Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF, about global economic recovery and what fiscal risks China and world face now.

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