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“Trump Cards” Gimmick Latest Weak Attempt to Hide Broken Prescription Drug Promises

JUST TWO WEEKS AGO: “Trump Caves to Drug Industry; Long-Delayed Executive Order Another Broken Promise to Patients” NOW: “Health officials scramble to explain details of Trump’s $200 drug discount card” Watchdog group on Trump cards: “latest desperate attempt… Read More

REPORT: Publicly Traded Companies Used PPP Money to Enrich Their Shareholders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new analysis from government watchdog Accountable.US and previewed by the Washington Post looked back at publicly traded companies that took SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans — and found that at least five companies spent or had planned to spend roughly $5.9 million on dividends or stock buybacks after receiving their PPP money. Accountable.US called… Read More

CARES Act 6 Months Later: Watchdog Report Spotlights Worst Failures of Trump Administration’s PPP Program That Marginalized Communities of Color, Prioritized the Wealthy

READ THE REPORT WASHINGTON, D.C. – Government watchdog Accountable.US released its in-depth report on the failures of the Trump administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ahead of the six-month anniversary program’s establishment in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act… Read More

Trump Taps Amy Coney Barrett for SCOTUS

Watchdog: Trump Pick Sided with Corporations Over People 76% of the Time  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Several outlets are now reporting that President Trump plans to tap Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the vacant Supreme Court seat previously held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. As the nation reels from… Read More

Watchdog Group to Congress: Act Now to Restore COVID Vaccine Confidence

Washington, DC – Today, Accountable.US President Kyle Herrig sent a letter to congressional leadership calling for Congress to move quickly to help restore the trust that President Trump has undermined in the government’s COVID vaccine development process. Specifically, Herrig called for Congress to prevent President… Read More

VACCINE CONFIDENCE CRISIS: Trump Threatens to Overturn FDA Guidance, Claims Scientists Are Playing Politics by Pushing for Safe Approval

Trump calls new FDA plan “extremely political,” says “ultimately the White House has to approve it. And maybe we will and maybe we won’t” Trump says: Don’t let government scientists slow down a rush to a vaccine “I have tremendous trust in these massive companies”… Read More

26 Million Out of Work, Over 200,000 COVID-19 Deaths – and All Trump’s Senate Allies Care to Do Is Fast Track an Unnamed SCOTUS Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Another 870,000 Americans joined the unemployment ranks in the last week, bringing the total number of workers drawing unemployment benefits to over 26 million. The news comes on the heels of a tragic milestone: over 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths. While the deadly and costly repercussions of the pandemic… Read More

Canadian Mining Corporations Land Millions in U.S. Taxpayer Bailout Monies

Helena, MT – It’s no secret that extractive resource and mining corporations have President Trump and his cronies in the palms of their hands. The Trump administration has long prioritized lining the pockets of wealthy CEOs and extractive resource corporations over the health and… Read More

Forbes: Report: Chad Wolf’s Wife Works At Firm That Received $6 Million In DHS Contracts

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded $6,050,000 in contracts to the firm where DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf’s wife is an executive, according to a report by NBC News, raising new questions about a potential conflict of interest as Wolf seeks Senate confirmation to officially lead the agency. Read More

The Hill: More than $6 million in DHS contracts awarded to firm of acting secretary’s wife: report

The consulting firm Berkeley Research Group has worked on many federal contracts but worked with DHS after Chad Wolf was named the chief of staff to DHS’s Transportation Security Administration in 2017. His wife Hope Wolf serves as the vice president of professional staff operations at the company. Kyle Herrig,… Read More