Stories tagged: "coronavirus emergency aid"

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The Reason Trump Is Threatening to Hold Post Office Aid Hostage

“The Postal Service is a joke,” Trump told reporters Friday. “If they don’t raise the price I’m not signing anything.”

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Here’s What’s in the Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

President Donald Trump will be holding a signing ceremony Friday for a bill providing a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending, rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling under the strain of a pandemic that has claimed almost 50,000 American lives and one in six U.S. jobs.

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Democrats Stall More Business Aid Until Minority Owners and Hospitals Get Help Too

Senate Democrats would like to see some of that aid be funneled to community-based financial institutions that serve farmers, family, women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses; hospitals; and state and local governments.