Schumer Statement Condemning Trump Administration For Focusing On Bailing Out Big Oil Over Needed Support For Working Americans And State And Local Governments

April 30, 2020

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today released the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration is focusing its efforts on bailing out oil companies instead of focusing on helping working Americans and state and local governments:

“President Trump is rushing to bail out big oil companies after their CEOs donated millions to the Trump campaign, while so many Main Street businesses are still waiting to get help. It’s outrageous that small businesses are fighting for limited funds, while the Trump administration is bending over backwards to shower these oil companies with billions of taxpayer dollars. For Republicans, there’s always enough money to bail out their corporate donors but not enough for helping working Americans and state and local governments.”

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