Watchdog Demands Probe After Energy Secretary Admits WH Pressed Fed to Give Oil Companies Access to Covid-19 Funds

A watchdog on the congressional committee tasked with overseeing the
Trump administration's handling of Covid-19 bailout funds demanded an
investigation Tuesday after Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette openly
admitted in a television appearance that the White House pressed the
Federal Reserve to alter one of its lending programs for the benefit of
fossil fuel companies.

Publisher: Common Dreams | Author: Jake Johnson

TAGS
aid package, corruption, covid-19, governance, and oil companies
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-05-13 (Modified: 2020-05-14)

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