Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2 trillion coronavirus relief package days after he was appointed

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has removed the lead watchdog overseeing the $2 trillion coronavirus package, just days after the official, Glenn Fine, was appointed to the role.The move came as Trump pursued similar action in recent weeks against independent inspectors general across the federal government.Fine had been the acting Pentagon inspector general until Monday afternoon,…

The Patriots are better at drafting than you may think

When spending time on internet sites concerned with the NFL — whether they be called Twitter, Facebook or Pats Pulpit — you can stumble across a peculiar statement with relative regularity: The New England Patriots under head coach/general manager Bill Belichick are not all that good at drafting. While the club has won six Super…

Wall Street gains on hopes of coronavirus slowdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street fell on Tuesday, as a drop in oil prices steepened in the latter stages of the session and erased early gains built on tentative signs that coronavirus outbreaks in some of the biggest U.S. hot spots may be leveling. The S&P initially appeared poise to add to a 7%…

Democrats want conditions on new funding for small-business loans | TheHill

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWe need to be ‘One America,’ the polling says — and the politicians should listen Florida Democrat hits administration over small business loan rollout The Hill’s Coronavirus Report: Dybul interview; Boris Johnson update MORE (D-Calif.) suggested Tuesday that Democrats will demand certain conditions on new funding for small-business loans amid the coronavirus…