Trump COVID-19 Watch
Washington, DC - Elizabeth Warren is continuing her oversight of the Trump Administration's COVID-19 response. Government delivers best when its actions are fair, transparent and accountable. But President Donald Trump's approach to this crisis doesn't reflect those values.
- Monday April 27th: In her ongoing oversight of "Project Airbridge," Senator Warren and Senator Blumenthal called on medical equipment wholesalers to explain their role in the Jared-Kushner led "Project AirBridge."
- Thursday April 30th: In her ongoing oversight of COVID-19 disparities, Senator Warren led Senate and House colleagues calling on the Trump Administration to fill gaps in COVID-19 demographic data and mobilize resources to affected communities.
- Thursday April 30th: The Small Business Administration IG indicated that they will conduct the investigation Senator Warren and Chairwoman of the House Committee on Small Business Nydia Velazquez called for on "waste, fraud, and abuse" in the PPP. Read the full response here.
- Friday May 1: Senator Warren asked the nation's largest assisted living operators about the extent of outbreaks at their facilities and the actions they are taking to protect residents.
UPCOMING: TODAY during a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Senator Warren will question nominee for Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Brian Miller about exactly what he'll do to oversee bailout relief funds. You can read her letter to Miller yesterday raising concerns about his independence from the Trump Administration and questioning how he will put the interests of the American people first.
ON THURSDAY: Senator Warren will be participating in a Senate HELP Committee hearing on testing. In March, she laid out several steps Congress should take to increase the supplies of diagnostic testing for COVID-19 and has introduced legislation to begin publicly manufacturing personal protective equipment, prescription drugs, and other medical supplies necessary to expand testing and combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
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