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Democrats block Trump businesses from cashing in on coronavirus stimulus. The US Senate’s $2 trillion stimulus package will reportedly include a provision that blocks businesses controlled by the president and other elected and appointed government officials from benefiting from $500 billion slated for industry.

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  • It seems that a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package will soon pass the Senate. Passage was halted this weekend as Democrats fought for clauses that ensure the $500 billion slated for industry doesn't (unwittingly?) end up lining the pockets of the rich. This morning minority leader Charles Schumer

    It seems that a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package will soon pass the Senate. Passage was halted this weekend as Democrats fought for clauses that ensure the $500 billion slated for industry doesn't (unwittingly?) end up lining the pockets of the rich. This morning minority leader Charles Schumer told his colleagues that certain clauses will ensure the president and other elected and appointed officials don't cash in on this massive package.

  • I was super confused when I first read the headlines that dems had blocked the stimulus package -- this makes much more sense.