coronavirus relief

Jayapal Calls on Biden to Fire Trump-Appointed Social Security Officials Who Delayed Covid Relief

Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) called on President Joe Biden to fire two Trump-appointed Social Security Administration officials––SSA Commissioner Andrew Saul…

3 years ago
Tomi Lahren Pushes Conspiracy Theories While Calling Covid Relief “Blue State Bailouts”

Tomi Lahren Pushes Conspiracy Theories While Calling Covid Relief “Blue State Bailouts”

Fox News personality Tomi Lahren said President Joe Biden's administration's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package amounts to little more than…

3 years ago

House Moving Toward Final Approval of Covid-19 Bill

The House of Representatives is moving toward final approval of the Covid-19 stimulus package in what would mark President Joe…

3 years ago

Yellen Defends Stimulus Payments: “It’s the Right Thing to Do”

Speaking at a virtual event hosted by The New York Times, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said a proposal to send…

3 years ago

Pelosi Continues to Urge Trump to Authorize $2,000 Direct Payments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged President Donald Trump to authorize $2,000 direct payments to Americans after he expressed his…

3 years ago

Steve Mnuchin Confirms Stimulus Checks Will Go Out Next Week

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has confirmed that Americans could see $600 stimulus checks as soon as next week.…

4 years ago

Report: U.S. Economy Only Added 245,000 Jobs in November as Lawmakers Continue Work on Stimulus Deal

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this morning that the United States economy added just 245,000 jobs in November on…

4 years ago

Senator Angus King: McConnell Has “Gotta Listen” to Members of His Own Party Regarding Covid Relief

Senator Angus King (I-Maine) criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), saying he has "gotta listen" to members of the…

4 years ago

Trump Claims Pelosi “Is Only Looking to Bail Out Badly Run Democratic Cities”

President Donald Trump lashed out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and accused her of "only looking to Bail Out…

4 years ago

Trump Says Coronavirus Relief Talks Have Restarted, Just Days After He Ended Negotiations

President Donald Trump says coronavirus aid talks have restarted, just days after he shocked financial markets by announcing he'd ordered…

4 years ago

Trump Calls on Pelosi and Appears to Reverse Course on Stimulus in Early Morning Tweet

President Donald Trump, who yesterday announced he had instructed Republicans not to negotiate a coronavirus financial stimulus package until after…

4 years ago

Republican Massachusetts Governor Slams Senate’s Attempts to Confirm SCOTUS Nominee While Delaying Virus Relief

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) rebuked the Senate's attempts to confirm a nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader…

4 years ago

Trump Calls Dems “Heartless” Despite Senate’s Refusal to Vote on Dem Coronavirus Relief Proposal

President Donald Trump called Democrats "heartless" and accused them of blocking vital coronavirus relief as the pandemic continues to wreak…

4 years ago

McConnell Says A Vote on Coronavirus Relief Could Happen This Week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says a vote on coronavirus relief funds could happen sometime this week. McConnell did…

4 years ago

Mnuchin Cannot Confirm When White House and Democrats Might Reach a Deal on Coronavirus Relief

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin cannot confirm when the White House and Democrats might reach a deal on vital coronavirus relief…

4 years ago

“Mitch Better Have My Money”: Kentucky Voters Angry at McConnell’s Response to Economic Crisis

Kentucky voters are angry at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's response to the economic crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.…

4 years ago

Trump Attacks Republican Ben Sasse for Calling His Stimulus Executive Order “Unconstitutional Slop”

President Donald Trump lashed out at Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse earlier this morning, calling him a RINO, or Republican in…

4 years ago

Trump Uses Morning to Attack Dem Leadership Over Virus Relief

President Donald Trump lashed out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), accusing them…

4 years ago

Pelosi Rebukes Republicans for Delaying Vital Financial Relief

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took Republicans to task for delaying vital financial relief to everyone affected by the coronavirus…

4 years ago

1.3 Million More People File for Unemployment as Enhanced Benefits Are Set to Expire

1.3 million more Americans filed for unemployment last week. Although the number of new unemployment claims has dropped over the last…

4 years ago

Nebraska Governor Threatens to Withhold Coronavirus Relief from Cities Mandating Masks

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R) has threatened to withhold federal coronavirus relief funds from cities and country governments mandating that…

4 years ago

Republicans Argue Positive Jobs Report Means More Coronavirus Relief Can Be Put on Hold For Now

A senior Trump administration official told CNN that the release of today's job report from the Department of Labor (DOL),…

4 years ago

McConnell Promises Republicans He’ll End Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised his Republican colleagues that he would end enhanced unemployment benefits. Currently, those receiving…

4 years ago

Biden Calls for Inspector General to Investigate Coronavirus Stimulus Loans Given to Large Companies

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has called for an inspector general to investigate coronavirus stimulus loans given to large companies…

4 years ago