A statement he issued after the bill-signing is certain to provoke the Democrats. In it, the president said he would ignore several provisions they negotiated with Mnuchin giving Congress oversight of how the administration disperses $500 billion in loans to corporations. One would create an office of an inspector general at the Treasury Department to monitor its decisions. … [Read more...] about Trump signs $2-trillion coronavirus stimulus package and orders production of ventilators
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Congressional Democrats have been doing their best not to let this crisis go to waste. Initial drafts of the first coronavirus stimulus package – an $8.3 billion spending bill Congress passed March 4 – included a provision that would have allowed the government to dictate the price of any COVID-19 vaccine developed using federal funds. … [Read more...] about Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs
“When the issue of DPA comes up, it’s a question of would that allow us to do something that we couldn’t otherwise do?” Bradley said Friday afternoon. “Or [would it] help us meet the needs, at least with respect to increasing production itself? The answer is no.” … [Read more...] about Trump bucks business on Defense Production Act
In the Italian town of Dalmine, for example, 70 people have died in the last few weeks. Now officially, only two of them had coronavirus, and yet last year, only 18 people total died during the same span of time and that doesn't seem right statistically. … [Read more...] about Tucker Carlson: Coronavirus — How badly is the COVID-19 crisis hurting our health care system?