$2 Trillion Stimulus Package Bars Trump Businesses & Members Of Congress From Receiving Any Benefits
The $500 billion relief fund for corporations affected by the coronavirus pandemic includes an inspector general and oversight committee.The $2 trillion Senate stimulus bill, which was passed late Wednesday night, initially drew criticism from House Democrats who believed the $500 billion would serve as a “slush fund” for companies.Of the $500 billion, $75 billion would support businesses directly impacted by the pandemic, like airlines and hotels.“We’re gonna give $500 billion in basically a slush fund to help industries controlled by Mnuchin with very little transparency? Is that what we oug...
NY archbishop starts relief fund after Notre Dame fire
New York (AFP) - The archbishop of New York on Thursday said he has set up a fund to help rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral, meant to give New Yorkers a way to help."Almost from the very first moments we heard the awful news that Notre-Dame was ablaze, New Yorkers of all faiths, Catholic and non-Catholic alike, reached out to me to express their sorrow at the devastation, and ask how they could help," Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the New York archbishop, said in a statement.Dolan said billionaire financier Kenneth Langone had phoned him and pledged help to France."So today we are announcing from Saint P...