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Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2 trillion package

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has removed the lead watchdog overseeing the $2 trillion coronavirus package, just days after the official, Glenn Fine, was appointed to the role. The move came as Trump pursued similar action in recent weeks against independent inspectors general across the federal government. Fine had been the …

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House Democrats urge Boeing to take federal aid as plants shut down

Workers assemble a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at the Boeing Everett Factory in Everett, Washington. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. House Democrats representing Washington state have urged Boeing to accept government aid to help weather the coronavirus pandemic after the plane maker’s chief executive balked at the possibility of government …

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Mortgage forbearance requests jump nearly 2,000%

A sign advertising home mortgage services at a Bank of America branch in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mortgage payments for the month of April are not even officially late until the 15th, but borrowers are flooding into the government’s mortgage forbearance program. Requests …

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House Dems to hold conference call with Pence, Fauci, Birx

(L-R) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, and White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Deborah Birx listen during a news briefing on the latest development of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. at the James Brady Press Briefing Room …

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