President Trump Signs Off On Additional Paycheck Protection Funding

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Posted: Apr 24, 2020 1:20 PM
President Trump Signs Off On Additional Paycheck Protection Funding

Source: Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

After weeks of partisan fighting over economic relief for small businesses, via the Paycheck Protection Program, Congress sent the funding to President Trump’s desk. The president, who championed the program since being rolled out by the Small Business Administration, signed off on the additional funding on Friday:

The delay of funding was indisputably at the hands of Democrats, but Speaker Pelosi is still trying to shift the blame to the GOP:

Democrats held up the funding in both chambers, hoping that their partisan wish list would be included in the final bill, which only hurt Americans who are suffering economic distress. Those American workers will now receive economic relief through this additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program’s loan fund.

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