Friday on the NewsHour, the economy faces an uneven recovery as daily coronavirus deaths top 5,000 for the first time, and Congress begins to move closer to passing a relief package. Also, six months after a massive explosion in Beirut a worsening pandemic complicates the city’s long recovery, and David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart consider the Republicans Party’s identity crisis.
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