Top Democrats Press Treasury to Accelerate Airline Bailout

WASHINGTON — Top Democratic lawmakers have urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to quickly provide American airlines with direct payroll assistance and to avoid insisting on overly restrictive terms that could deter companies from taking the money. Major airlines began submitting their applications for government support to the Treasury Department on […]

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson claps during Britain’s nationwide initiative to applaud workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic April 2, 2020. Johnson has now been hospitalized. | Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street via AP By ANNABELLE DICKSON and CHARLIE COOPER 04/05/2020 04:34 PM EDT Updated: 04/05/2020 07:07 PM EDT LONDON — U.K. Prime […]

Trump Proceeds With Post-Impeachment Purge Amid Pandemic

WASHINGTON — Remember the impeachment? President Trump does. Even in the middle of a deadly pandemic, he made clear on Saturday that he remained fixated on purging the government of those he believes betrayed him during the inquiry that led to his Senate trial. The president’s under-cover-of-darkness decision late the […]

Top Democrats Press Treasury to Accelerate Airline Bailout

WASHINGTON — Top Democratic lawmakers have urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to quickly provide American airlines with direct payroll assistance and to avoid insisting on overly restrictive terms that could deter companies from taking the money. Major airlines began submitting their applications for government support to the Treasury Department on […]