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From Afar, Congress Begins Oversight of Trump Coronavirus Response

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A special committee will scrutinize the Trump administration's response, including how more than $2 trillion in federal relief money is being spent.
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Congress Wants A Do-Over On Its Coronavirus Debacle

Congress Wants A Do-Over On Its Coronavirus Debacle

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They're calling it "Phase Four," but it means, "We screwed up."
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White House sets up coronavirus hotline for lawmakers

White House sets up coronavirus hotline for lawmakers

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The White House is setting up a hotline for members of Congress to expedite action on emergency coronavirus issues as they sprout up across the country, according to several...
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Government housing agency unveils new mortgage relief policies for struggling borrowers

Government housing agency unveils new mortgage relief policies for struggling borrowers

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday directed the companies servicing mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration to give struggling...
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Pelosi announces select committee to oversee U.S. coronavirus relief

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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2.3...
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How the bailout could create another AIG scandal

How the bailout could create another AIG scandal

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Most big companies that take advantage of the $500 billion corporate bailout in last week's coronavirus relief bill are unlikely to face restrictions against firing workers or...
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Pelosi seeks bipartisan panel to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus relief

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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2 trillion...
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Pelosi to form bipartisan panel to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus relief

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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2 trillion...
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Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

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Two top Democrats in Congress on Thursday asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to reassure broadcasters the agency will not revoke their licenses for...
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Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response

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Now that Congress has passed and President Trump has signed a $2 trillion rescue package for the coronavirus epidemic, oversight of the massive legislation emerges as an early...
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Reporter from pro-Trump channel to attend White House coronavirus briefing...

Reporter from pro-Trump channel to attend White House coronavirus briefing, defying press corps

One day after her employer was kicked out of the rotation to cover daily press briefings by President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, OAN correspondent Chanel Rion plans... Read more ...

Stimulus Cash Payments May Take Up To 20 Weeks To Reach Some Americans

Stimulus Cash Payments May Take Up To 20 Weeks To Reach Some Americans

This time frame is longer than the estimate that Treasury Secretary Mnuchin gave when he negotiated the program for cash payments with congressional leaders. Read more ...

U.S. Navy To Relieve Commander Of Coronavirus-stricken Aircraft Carrier...

U.S. Navy To Relieve Commander Of Coronavirus-stricken Aircraft Carrier, Report Says

Officials speaking to Reuters said Captain Brett Crozier was being relieved for leaking a letter to the media about a coronavirus outbreak on the ship. Read more ...

Murphy authorizes State Police to commandeer medical supplies in coronavirus...

Murphy authorizes State Police to commandeer medical supplies in coronavirus fight

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday he will sign an executive order authorizing Col. Pat Callahan, the State Police superintendent, to commandeer medical supplies and... Read more ...

Dr. Fauci to Get 'Enhanced' Security After Threats

Dr. Fauci to Get 'Enhanced' Security After Threats

He's become one of the most familiar faces in the effort to fight the coronavirus-maybe a little too familiar. Justice Department officials said Wednesday that Dr. Anthony... Read more ...

Pelosi forms new select committee to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus relief...

Pelosi forms new select committee to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the formation of a bipartisan House committee to oversee the Trump administration's distribution of more than $2 trillion in coronavirus relief... Read more ...

DNC postpones presidential convention until August 17

DNC postpones presidential convention until August 17

The Democratic National Committee is postponing the party's presidential convention in Milwaukee to August 17, the week before the Republican Party's convention, a Democratic... Read more ...

Andrew Cuomo has overnight become one of the US's most trusted leaders...

Andrew Cuomo has overnight become one of the US's most trusted leaders because his daily COVID-19 briefings are the opposite of Trump's

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken a star turn with his daily coronavirus press briefings, even getting more consistent airtime abroad than President Donald Trump. From the... Read more ...

IRS official: Virus outbreak making it hard to implement key business tax...

IRS official: Virus outbreak making it hard to implement key business tax provision

The coronavirus outbreak is making it difficult for the IRS to implement a key stimulus tax provision designed to help struggling businesses, a top agency official said... Read more ...

Doctor Drops Some Coronavirus Truth Bombs On Fox News, Lights Up Twitter

Doctor Drops Some Coronavirus Truth Bombs On Fox News, Lights Up Twitter

Dr. Rishi Desai's blunt segment earned him some new fans on social media. Read more ...