As COVID-19 continues its rampant spread in the United States, taking hundreds of thousands of lives in its wake, the President and his family continue to hold fundraisers where masks are optional, and apparently, discouraged, according to firsthand social media posts reviewed by American Ledger.
According to a review by American Ledger, GOP lawmakers in the Arizona Legislature passed legislation to weaken public benefits, harming part-time workers and exacerbating the significant economic pain unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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...
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...
With the 2020 school year fast approaching, President Trump’s threats to withhold federal funding from schools who do not resume in-person instruction in the fall belie his lack of a clear national strategy to safely reopen schools in the midst of a global pandemic. Despite the expert testimony of scientists and public health experts, in addition to the pleas of teachers and parents nationwide, Trump has continued to insist upon reopening schools for in-person instruction, despite repeated warnings that this move could put millions of lives in unnecessary risk and lead to a dramatic spike in coronavirus cases.
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.