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Georgia Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler sold off even more stock after coronavirus briefing than previously reported

Freshman GOP senator shed $18.7m in stock in trading company where her husband is CEO after publicly assuring Americans economy was ‘strong’ and job numbers…

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How Congress will keep an eye on $2 trillion in coronavirus money

When Congress doles out massive amounts of taxpayer money at breakneck speed, safeguards against abuse, waste and graft aren’t always airtight. So when Congress raced…

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Boeing Gets Up To $17 Billion In Loans From Coronavirus Stimulus

Economist Dean Baker explains how the $2.2 trillion stimulus quietly provides up to $17 billion in loans for Boeing with almost no strings attached. The…

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AOC calls for end to 'preferential treatment' for wealthy in coronavirus response

Congresswoman says measures introduced so far to alleviate coronavirus impact will exacerbate racial and class divides Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/coronavirus-aoc-new-york-rent-freeze-cuomo-ocasio-cortez-a9440816.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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McConnell hits brakes on next economic stimulus package

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) hit the brakes Tuesday on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) plan to move ahead with a phase-four stimulus package that would…

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Pelosi: “As the president fiddles, people are dying”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ramped up her criticism of President Trump’s coronavirus response on CNN”s “State of the Union” Sunday, claiming that his downplaying of…

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Four Big Questions About the $2 Trillion Relief Deal

Washington has pushed through massive government spending bills to deal with America’s last two massive economic emergencies, but the two parties have taken very different…

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Coronavirus in Congress: Lawmakers who have tested positive

The coronavirus has hit Capitol Hill.Lawmakers in both parties, and in both chambers, have tested positive.Below is a list of all members of Congress who…

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Pelosi not invited by Trump to White House coronavirus relief bill’s signing

President Trump on Friday declined to invite Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to the White House ceremony where he planned to sign the historic $2 trillion…

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Here’s what’s in the $2T stimulus package — and what’s next

The biggest economic stimulus in American history is hurtling toward passage, but Washington’s colossal intervention to save the economy still chooses winners and losers among…

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GOP senators strike deal to allow stimulus to pass Wednesday night

A group of Republican senators has struck a deal with leaders to allow the $2 trillion economic relief package to pass the Senate on Wednesday evening….

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More than 100 national security professionals urge Trump to invoke Defense Production Act

More than 100 current and former national security professionals, including former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, urged President Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA)…

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Twitter removes 'violent' tweet from Nancy Pelosi's daughter about Rand Paul

Christine Pelosi slams Kentucky senator for failing social distancing measures before positive coronavirus diagnosis Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/nancy-pelosi-christine-rand-paul-tweet-twitter-banned-coronavirus-a9425191.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Coronavirus bailout package will bar Trump businesses from receiving Treasury loans

With most hotels resorts shuttered for the foreseeable future, president’s business empire could be set to lose millions of dollars in revenue Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/coronavirus-bailout-ban-trump-hotel-loans-a9424356.html Droolin’…

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Romney says he tested negative for coronavirus, will remain in quarantine

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said Tuesday that he has tested negative for the coronavirus but will remain in quarantine for the remainder of the 14-day…

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Dow surges 1,000 points as Senate nears stimulus deal

Stock markets surged on Tuesday morning as the Senate closed in on a nearly $2 trillion stimulus package to prop up the economy during the…

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Stocks jump 5% amid Congress’ coronavirus stimulus battle

Stocks rose over 5% on Tuesday morning, marking yet another day of sharp swings in the stock market amid the coronavirus outbreak. The backdrop: Congress…

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Negotiators expect deal Tuesday on massive coronavirus emergency package

Congressional negotiators signaled Tuesday morning that they are likely hours away from clinching a bipartisan agreement on a nearly $2 trillion emergency stimulus package to…

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House Democrats’ coronavirus bill would ban lobbying by corporations receiving aid

Corporations receiving federal aid to help prop them up amid the economic turmoil sparked by the coronavirus pandemic would be banned from lobbying until the funds…

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Senate scrambles to finish coronavirus package by end of day

Senate Democrats are rushing to finish negotiations with the Trump administration on a massive $1.6 trillion-plus emergency rescue package as the coronavirus spreads and markets…

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Sen. Ron Johnson’s stock sale had nothing to do with coronavirus

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) was one of several senators who came under fire last week after disclosing that they had sold large amounts of stock…

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