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Trump Admin Handed Out $1.8 Billion in PPE Contracts to Unqualified, Untested Companies

By Chai Karve on August 13, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, the Trump Administration has handed out nearly two billion dollars in federal contracts to untested, unproven, unqualified, and even bizarre firms for the production of essential supplies in the midst of the lethal COVID-19 pandemic.

Several of the businesses receiving these valuable...

Accountability | Arizona

AZ GOP State Rep. Anthony Kern Killed Legislation To Protect Arizona Workers

By Chai Karve on August 12, 2020.

In April 2019, Republican State Rep Anthony Kern (LD-20) used his power as chair of the Arizona House Rules Committee to kill legislation protecting workers who reported unsafe working conditions, laying the groundwork for dire conditions for Arizona workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

A year later, as coronavirus cases spread...

Accountability | Michigan

GOP Millionaire John James Says Washington Doesn’t Need More Millionaire Politicians

By Chai Karve on August 5, 2020.

Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James has frequently spouted the campaign tagline “we don’t need more millionaires in Washington.” But according to a review by American Ledger, James is a millionaire who inherited his wealth from his father’s company and trust fund, suggesting the talking point he frequently uses on the campaign trail is far from genuine. 

Accountability

Trump Gives Billionaire Buddies a Boost With COVID-19 Small Business Loans

By Chai Karve on August 4, 2020.

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic that has led to the deaths of over 150,000 Americans and a historic recession that has left millions unemployed, President Donald Trump has continued funneling money to himself and several of his ultra-wealthy associates in an attempt to quietly grow their fortunes while most of America suffers. 

Accountability | New Hampshire

Sununu Nominees Have Deep Ties To Anti-Environmental Interests

By Chai Karve on July 16, 2020.

For years, Republican Governor Chris Sununu attempted to stack various New Hampshire environmental oversight authorities with a slew of anti-environmental appointees in favor of the Northern Pass power line, a controversial construction project that was bankrolled by one of his largest donors.

Accountability | Michigan

Trump’s Mishandling of COVID-19 Led To Economic Collapse In Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged recession, more and more of the small town and rural voters in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin who sent President Donald Trump to the White House in 2016 are turning away from the president and towards Vice President Joe Biden. These voters are likely attracted to Vice President Biden’s long record of public service, including his instrumental efforts in helping steer the U.S. out of the Great Recession in 2009. 

Accountability | Wisconsin

Trump’s Coronavirus Inaction Worsened Its Impact In Wisconsin

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged financial recession, Wisconsinites are reeling from President Donald Trump’s catastrophic failure to lead the nation through the COVID-19 crisis. 

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