Both the House and Senate brought experts in for virtual hearings to dig into the administration’s coronavirus response and just how the country can return to normal (spoiler: they said it’s going to take a long time).
The nation also heard from Rick Bright, the ousted director of a crucial federal office charged with developing countermeasures to infectious diseases. Bright recalled a colorful exchange with a US based mask-producer, raising alarms about the country’s troubling production capacity.
Just across the street from Congress, the Supreme Court continued to meet (virtually), this time debating President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Trump’s team argued for “temporary presidential immunity.”