NEW: Trump’s first move after signing the coronavirus relief bill? Undercutting a key provision of Congress’ oversight. His signing statement is rankling some rank-and-file Democrats already.
Shocking no one, said he’s going to completely ignore the oversight provisions Democrats fought to include in the corporate bailout. No wonder he and Senate Republicans were willing to go along with it. Remember this.
Big flag via Politico: Trump intends to ignore provisions in the newly passed $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill intended to shore up Congress' oversight of the massive rescue program.
President Donald Trump intends to ignore provisions in the newly passed $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill intended to shore up Congress' oversight of the massive rescue program. What wouldn’t he want Congress to know?
President Donald Trump intends to ignore provisions in the newly passed $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill intended to shore up Congress' oversight of the massive rescue program. We're off to a great start.
What has he learned? “intends to ignore provisions in the newly passed $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill intended to shore up Congress' oversight” “would treat as optional a requirement in the bill that key congressional committees be consulted”
Remember how the Democrats pushed for, and won, a provision for a special inspector to oversee the 500 billion loans to large corporations? Trump's first action was to overrule that. 500 billion to corporations. No oversight.