Oversight sputters as Trump starts doling out billions in coronavirus aid

Politico (USA) | Apr 8, 2020 at 7:55 PM
  • Congress assured America that its frenzied rush to deliver $2 trillion in coronavirus relief wouldn’t lead to waste, fraud or abuse because they packed the sprawling law with powerful safeguards.
  • The law also includes another $29 billion in loans for airlines, part of the Treasury’s $500 billion economic rescue fund.
  • Higher education groups and state officials have been urging the Trump administration to move more quickly to immediately disburse the funding amid unprecedented school and college closures across the country.