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Dem Leader warns House GOP could scuttle quick passage of coronavirus stimulus bill

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On Thursday, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) issued a floor update warning that Friday’s passage of the stimulus bill could be more complicated than previously envisioned.

Specifically, he noted that at least some of the House Republicans returning to D.C. for the vote may object to a voice vote passage, meaning there would need to be a full roll call.

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The $2 trillion stimulus bill is not particularly controversial. It has the backing of the bipartisan congressional leadership and President Donald Trump, and passed the Senate 96-0. However, at least some members, like Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), have threatened to hold up the bill over spending objections.

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‘It was all a hoax’: NYT destroys Trump’s claims of business success — in second blockbuster on his taxes

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President Donald Trump's tax returns have resulted in a second bombshell story by The New York Times.

"From the back seat of a stretch limousine heading to meet the first contestants for his new TV show “The Apprentice,” Donald J. Trump bragged that he was a billionaire who had overcome financial hardship. 'I used my brain, I used my negotiating skills and I worked it all out,” he told viewers. “Now, my company is bigger than it ever was and stronger than it ever was.' It was all a hoax," the newspaper reported Monday evening.

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Trump campaign accused of ‘laundering’ 170 million — companies linked to Brad Parscale are implicated: report

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The Trump campaign may be in legal hot water after a new complaint accused the organization of money laundering.

"The Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog group, filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission Tuesday accusing the Trump campaign of “laundering” $170 million through numerous companies, some with connections to former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale," Forbes reported Monday.

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‘Financial knucklehead’ Trump owes the public six key answers on his tax schemes: columnist

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On Monday, writing for The Daily Beast, columnist Martin Sheil outlined six of the critical questions raised by the New York Times bombshell report about President Donald Trump's tax returns.

"The financial predicament that the Times outlines in regard to financial knucklehead Trump is only one of many questions that require some serious answers as the presidential election nears," wrote Sheil.

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