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Trump Seeks Another $250 Billion for Small Businesses in Virus Aid Showdown

(WASHINGTON) — As Congress races to craft the next coronavirus rescue package, President Donald Trump’s sudden request Tuesday to pump $250 billion more into a just-launched small businesses payroll program sets up a new showdown over aid. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said more money is needed for the popular new $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program,…

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With Americans Focused on Coronavirus, Trump Goes After Government Watchdogs

As the American public remains gripped by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Donald Trump has stepped up a series of audacious moves against a pillar of government oversight, the inspectors general of the United States government, which serve as independent watchdogs to root out abuse of power, fraud and other bad behavior…

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COVID-19 Could Permanently Make Abortions Harder to Access Nationwide

Kathy Kleinfeld already had patients in her waiting room at Houston Women’s Reproductive Services on the morning of March 24 when she received an update from her lawyers: Stop what you’re doing, they warned. The Texas attorney general had announced the evening before that abortions were considered non-essential medical procedures and that doctors were barred…

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Navy Acting Secretary Apologizes for Calling Fired USS Theodore Captain ‘Stupid’

(WASHINGTON) — The Navy’s acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he called the fired commander of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt “too naive or too stupid.” Thomas Modly issued a written apology Monday hours after President Donald Trump, at a White House news conference, described his comments about…

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