Beltway Briefing Podcast

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Politics and the Presidential Election

April 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial and economic one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries, and resulting in staggering unemployment filings. The Democratic Party announced on Thursday that it will postpone the Democratic National Convention because of the coronavirus. As the scope and scale of the pandemic and its impact remains unknown, Howard Schweitzer, Mark Alderman, and Jim Schultz, break it all down and discuss how the crisis may impact politics and the November election.