the White house began to plan a defense against possible investigations by Congress about whether ready for the administration of the President of the United States Donald trump for a pandemic coronavirus
Moscow-Live.ru the Democratic party of the United States interested in was whether the US administration is unprepared for the current crisis and whether it was able to reduce the scale of the disaster. Democrats also want to understand how to be allocated financial assistance in the amount of more than $2 trillion allocated for coronavirus
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the White house began to plan a defense against possible investigations by Congress about whether ready for the administration of the President of the United States Donald trump for a pandemic coronavirus, reports channel ABC, citing unnamed sources.
the Democratic party of the United States interested in was whether the US administration is unprepared for the current crisis and whether it was able to reduce the scale of the disaster. Democrats also want to understand how to be allocated financial assistance in the amount of more than $2 trillion allocated for coronavirus. Recall, approved the support measures include the allocation of direct financial assistance to citizens in the amount of 1,200 to $ 2,400 (depending on annual income), and payment of child support in the amount of $ 500.
you can create a program of support for small businesses with a volume of 367 billion, and the allocation of 500 billion dollars for financing of various sectors of economy, support of cities and States. The package also includes 340 billion dollars of additional funding measures of state authorities for combating coronavirus. More than 117 billion dollars will be allocated for hospital and medical services to veterans, and about 350 billion dollars aimed at loans to small businesses that do not need to return, if they are used to pay salaries or interest payments on mortgages and rents.
meanwhile, the White house counsel, with the support of staff, the Vice-President of the USA Mike Pence are working with other agencies on those issues to which Congress can attend. Pence chaired the working group of the White house to combat coronavirus and directly familiar with the work of various departments and responding to a pandemic.
it is possible that a future conflict is the attention of congressional Democrats to the activities of the US presidential Advisor Jared Kushner. So, before the oversight Committee and the Committee on security of the house of representatives The U.S. Congress demanded that the Federal emergency management Agency (FEMA) until 15 April to provide records of his contacts with Kushner which amid complaints about the lack of tests for coronavirus tried to ensure supplies of medical goods. Also in congressional committees, I want to clarify the role Kouchner played in the operations of FEMA.
But according to sources, the US administration is unlikely to agree to share with Congress the same information, and if the materials related to Kouchner, will be requested in court, the White house could invoke the contained confidential data.
Earlier it was reported that us intelligence learned of an outbreak of infection in Wuhan, China in November 2019. In a classified report, which was prepared by the national center for medical intelligence (National Center for Medical Intelligence NCMI), said that in the Chinese city of spread, which changed their way of life and impact on business activity. Such conclusions the drafters of the document made on the basis of the intercepted data and satellite images.
the report noted that the outbreak could lead to disastrous consequences. At the same time, according to intelligence reports, the Chinese authorities hide the fact that the epidemic is out of control, even from their own health facilities. Chinese doctors have learned that dealing with a new disease, but at the end of December 2019. Bloomberg, citing a report by the American intelligence community reported that China had concealed the real extent of the epidemic of the coronavirus, underestimating the total number infected and the number of deaths.