House Approves Creation of a Select Panel to Oversee Pandemic-Related Spending and Response

The House has approved a measure to create a panel to oversee the Trump administration’s response to the novel coronavirus, which includes its spending of approximately $3 trillion in relief funds.

“This should be a bipartisan effort,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y. before the House. “I encourage all of my colleagues to come together to protect the interests of American taxpayers and to promote the most efficient, effective, equitable and transparent mobilization in history in response to this deadly crisis.”

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