Entity: Congress

Covid-19 Oversight News: FDA Vaccine Guidelines, Slaoui’s Conflicts, and HHS’s Star-Studded Ad Campaign

September 28, 2020
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

New Congressional Report, Hearings Focus on Shortcomings in Fed’s Pandemic Response

September 25, 2020
Secretary Mnuchin and Fed Chair Powell testify before Congress, and the coronavirus subcommittee finds major problems with the Fed’s corporate bond purchases.

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

House and Senate Hold Coronavirus Hearings

September 9, 2020
The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and the Senate HELP Committee are holding hearings related to the pandemic on Wednesday. Find links here.

Covid-19 Oversight News: The Administration’s Vaccine Timeline, PPP Loan Fraud, and Coronavirus Task Force Reports

September 8, 2020
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

News Roundup: Sowing Confusion and Discord

September 3, 2020
The Trump administration is digging into its usual playbook of unsubstantiated claims and harmful messages.

Watchdogs Call for Investigation of Sen. Ron Johnson’s Abuse of His Office for Political Ends

August 13, 2020
Sen. Ron Johnson has been using his position as chair of a key Senate committee to advance discredited, partisan attacks against a presidential candidate. We're calling for an ethics investigation.

We Cannot Let Trump Use a National Emergency to Get Rich and Ignore the Constitution

March 24, 2020
Trump's entire presidency has provided example after example of his own financial enrichment and political interests superseding the public good and the U.S. Constitution.

The Ukraine Investigation’s Unanswered Questions

February 11, 2020
What did top cabinet officials and key members of Congress know about the president’s scheme?