• Got jobs? The Labor Department releases the report on May unemployment, along with the monthly figures on manufacturing payrolls, average hourly earnings and weekly hours. The government also will report on wholesale inventories and sales in April, while the Federal Reserve updates how deep consumers are in credit debt.
• With six months left for the Bush administration, Stephen Preston will be sworn in (ceremonially) as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. President Bush will participate.
• Vice President Cheney flies to Houston to help raise money for a GOP congressional candidate.
• It’s the 64th anniversary of D-Day, the massive, bloody Allied assault on Nazi-occupied France.
• In Los Angeles, on the day after the 40th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s slaying, the Coalition on Political Assassinations hosts a conference. New evidence about a purported second gunman will be presented.
Posted by Michael Winter at 08:39 PM/ET, June 05, 2008
COPA conference promoted in USA today