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We’re turning back to the Conference of mayors where LA Mayor Eric Garcetti is delivering remarks that could very much serve as the foundation of a campaign stump speech.
“It’s time to demand that Washington follow our lead, instead of the other way around,” he said. “It’s time that our nation is led from the bottom up, rather than the top down. It’s time to flip Washington on its head.”
Guardian reporter Erin Durkin sends this report about the difficulties federal employees face when applying for loans.
“One of the challenges the workers are going to face in getting loans is they have zero income right now. Your income is the most important driver of your ability to get a loan,” said Jack Gillis, executive director of the Consumer Federation of America.