Democrats say Trump pick for coronavirus recovery watchdog is not independent enough

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for the new watchdog overseeing $2.3 trillion in coronavirus-related fiscal spending is not independent enough to do the job, congressional Democrats said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) … Continue reading Democrats say Trump pick for coronavirus recovery watchdog is not independent enough

Brazil’s lawmakers pass ‘war budget’ as coronavirus cases surpass 10,000

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment for a “war budget” to separate coronavirus-related spending from the government’s main budget and shield the economy as the country surpassed 10,000 confirmed cases. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s … Continue reading Brazil’s lawmakers pass ‘war budget’ as coronavirus cases surpass 10,000

Democrats say Trump pick for coronavirus recovery watchdog is not independent enough

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for the new watchdog overseeing $2.3 trillion in coronavirus-related fiscal spending is not independent enough to do the job, congressional Democrats said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) … Continue reading Democrats say Trump pick for coronavirus recovery watchdog is not independent enough