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With Just One Day Left of PPP, Black Americans Shut Out of Relief at Every Turn

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New reporting from the New York Times illustrates how the Trump administration and Senate lawmakers are seeking to drastically cut pandemic relief benefits — a move that will disproportionately harm Black communities.  This disparity follows a disturbing… Read More

Lawmakers Skipping Town While Americans are Hurting

As another week of obstinance on the Hill draws to a close, senators and congresspeople alike are making plans to skip town for vacation — leaving struggling Americans to fend for themselves amidst the rubble of stalemate and uncertainty – they are left wondering when, if at all, they will… Read More

Another Big Quarter for Drug Companies as Taxpayer Funding Boosts Bottom Lines; Billions of Dollars Distributed to Shareholders, Executives

Axios: “Nine of the 10 biggest profit margins recorded as of July 31 belonged to drug companies” Salon: “Pharma CEOs privately scoff at Trump’s drug pricing orders: ‘Not expecting any impact’” Washington, DC – Today, following… Read More

Despite Double-Digit Unemployment Rate, Trump’s Senate Allies Look to Skip Town Without Addressing Expired Jobless Benefits, PPP Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The July jobs report shows U.S. unemployment remains in recession, with the jobless rate hovering in the double digits at 10.2 percent. The Labor Department is reporting an even more alarming 14.6% unemployment rate in the African American community, which follows yesterday’s … Read More

With Two Days Left of PPP, Congress Packing Up for Vacay?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As many small businesses teeter on the brink of shutting down, Trump’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is slated to expire in just two days — with no replacement in sight. While congressional leaders have signaled their support for additional small business assistance, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell… Read More

Watchdog Statement on House Report re: Admin’s Failed Pandemic Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released by House lawmakers today highlights the overwhelming failure of Trump’s mismanaged, incompetent COVID-19 response. Released as the U.S. creeps toward almost five million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the report hits on some of the most devastating… Read More

New Poll Shows Support in North Carolina For Extending $600 Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefit, Concern Over the President’s Response to Health Crisis

Washington D.C. – Today, government watchdog Accountable.US released results of a Public Policy Polling survey finding that 50 percent of respondents in North Carolina support Congress extending or increasing the CARES Act’s $600 extra federal unemployment benefits that are responding to the continuing economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

New Poll Shows Strong Support in Florida For Extending $600 Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefit, Deep Concern Over President’s Response to Health Crisis

Washington D.C. – Today, government watchdog Accountable.US released results of a Public Policy Polling survey finds that a majority (55%) of Florida respondents support Congress extending the CARES Act’s $600 extra federal unemployment benefits that are responding to the continuing economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. 70% of Floridians… Read More

New Poll Shows Support in Kentucky For Extending $600 Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefit, Underwater Approval for Senator McConnell

Washington D.C. – Today, government watchdog Accountable.US released results of a Public Policy Polling survey finding 50 percent of Kentucky respondents support extending the CARES Act’s $600 extra federal unemployment benefits that are in response to the continuing economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just 15% of Kentucky respondents think… Read More

Watchdog Group to FDA: Patients Need More Than Words On Vaccine Safety Assurance; Supports Health Expert Calls for Additional Transparency

Trump on Fox News yesterday: “..vaccines and therapeutics are coming along incredibly well. I have streamlined the process.This would have taken three or four years to be where we are right now. We will have one, I believe, long before the end of the year”  Trump on Tuesday: “Through Operation Warp Speed,… Read More