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REPORT: Predatory Lending Giant and Major Trump Donor Receives $25M Low-Interest MSLP Loan from Trump Administration

ICYMI: Washington Post: ‘A major Trump donor’s company got a 3 percent government-backed pandemic loan. It sells title loans at a 350 percent rate.’  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Post is reporting that Wellshire Financial… Read More

Washington Post: A major Trump donor’s company got a 3 percent government-backed pandemic loan. It sells title loans at a 350 percent annual rate.

A company owned by a major donor to President Trump that operates auto-title loan stores with names such as LoanStar and Moneymax secured a $25 million low-interest loan from a government pandemic aid program, using what consumer advocates describe as a loophole to a rule designed to prevent most lenders… Read More

Trump Admin Failures Come to a Head During Lame Duck

Consequences of Inaction, Incompetence, and Mismanagement In Clear View as Economy Sputters, COVID Cases Surge WASHINGTON, D.C. – As President Trump’s time in office ticks closer to an end, his ongoing failures on public and economic health during the lame duck are a clear… Read More

Salon: Plaintiffs in Trump’s lawsuits embrace conspiracy theories — one has even violated election laws

Plaintiffs in a number of the Trump campaign’s lawsuits challenging the president’s electoral defeat have peddled conspiracy theories and made racist comments. One of them, a plaintiff represented by Rudy Giuliani in federal court this week, was even implicated in an election fraud scheme of his own. “We are through… Read More

Rubio, Contradicting His Own 2017 Comments, Signals Intent to Block Biden Cabinet Appointments, Sabotage Incoming Administration’s Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Senator Marco Rubio suggested that he and other Senate Republicans are already planning to block nominees to President-elect Biden’s Cabinet and prevent the incoming administration from fixing the messes left by President Trump and delivering on… Read More

Trump and Allies Peddled Conspiracy Theories to Confuse Election Results

New Accountable.US Report Shows Trump and Allies Elevated  QAnon, White Supremacist, and Other Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories  WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the nation reels from 250,000 deaths due to COVID-19, peak hospitalization rates, mass… Read More

ROUNDUP: The PPP Fraud Cases Keep Coming Under Trump SBA’s Mismanagement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Purchasing luxury sports cars and paying off mortgages was certainly not the intended use of taxpayer funds from the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that was billed as a lifeline for struggling small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. But local headlines of… Read More

With Small Businesses on Brink of Closure, Senate Heads for Recess

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sent the Senate home for the rest of the month, Americans continue to wait on pins and needles without the help of a new COVID-19 relief package. The Senate will take its vacation after more than a week… Read More

Watchdog Calls for “Damage Control,” Urges President-Elect Biden to Reinstate Protections for Consumers & Environment

Accountable.US launches “Damage Control” campaign to highlight specific actions the Biden administration should take to protect Americans from the Trump administration’s corruption, starting with rules benefitting predatory lenders and big oil companies WASHINGTON, D.C. — After an historic victory over Donald Trump, President-elect Joe Biden… Read More

Trump’s Mess Mounts for Biden: 742K More Lose Jobs as Trump’s Allies Recklessly Hold Up Transition and Pandemic Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The extraordinary economic mess Donald Trump is leaving behind for President-elect Joe Biden continues to grow as another 742,000 workers filed for unemployment last week. More than 6.3 million Americans remain without work as outgoing President Trump has… Read More