Good morning from #Germany , where pressure keeps growing on the govt to launch an economic stimulus package. Even global fund managers say German fiscal stimulus would be a greater boon to risk assets than infrastructure spending in China or CenBank pol.
#ExpressOpinion | Govt must not give in to temptation of a stimulus. It does not have the fiscal space.
“The decision whether or not to bear a child is central to a woman’s life, well-being & dignity. It is a decision she must make for herself. When govt controls that decision for her, she is being treated as less than a fully adult human responsible for her own choices.” - RBG
Watch the moment Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) tried to pass a bill guaranteeing military pay and death benefits during the gov’t shutdown — and GOP leader Mitch McConnell blocked it