Accountable.US

Accountable.US is exposing corruption across all levels of government and holding our policymakers accountable. We are a nonpartisan watchdog group that is uncompromising in our search for the truth. And we are committed to making sure public officials are advancing policies in the public interest, across a wide range of issues.

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Monday, September 14, 2020
DRUG PRICING: Trump Caves to Drug Industry; Long-Delayed Executive Order Another Broken Promise to Patients
Today, Accountable Pharma released the following statement in response to the Sunday release of President Trump’s long-delayed “international pricing index” executive order. The executive order, which is almost certain to not be implemented before the end of Trump’s term and isn’t expected to...
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Friday, September 11, 2020
Senator McConnell’s Not-So-Skinny Relief Package For Coal and Mining Special Interests Failed For A Reason
After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell carved out upwards of $184 million for coal and coal byproduct development in his ‘skinny’ relief package that would have potentially flowed into his home state of Kentucky, Accountable.US released details on the special interest funding that was...
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Thursday, September 10, 2020
Senate’s Inadequate Relief Bill Failed
This afternoon, lawmakers voted down GOP senators’ limited, lacking relief measure just two days after the chamber returned from its month-long vacation. The “skinny bill” was widely criticized as a too little, too late effort to address the hurricane of chaos and hardship facing Americans as COVID...
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Wednesday, September 09, 2020
With Half a Million Kids Infected, Where are the Tests?
This week, reporting in CNN revealed a shocking statistic: half a million children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to numbers from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. The news comes as many students and staff across the nation are...
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Friday, September 04, 2020
Workers Struggling This Labor Day as High Unemployment Persists
This Labor Day, American workers are in dire straits as the U.S. Labor Department’s August jobs report shows the economy remains in recession. The jobless rate remains unacceptably high at 8.4 percent while the unemployment rate in the African American community is even worse at 13 percent. And...
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Tuesday, September 01, 2020
New Committee Report Finds Rampant Fraud in PPP
A new report out this afternoon from the House Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis presents a comprehensive analysis of the myriad flaws and failings of Trump’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The program, which was intended to offer payroll support to struggling small businesses during the...
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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Big Oil And Coal Is In Big Trouble Despite Billions In Bailouts
Just over a month ago, President Trump claimed victory for saving Big Oil, saying that he ‘created it’ and then he ‘saved it.’ But like many, many claims by the President, this fantasy is false. Despite upwards of $7 billion in taxpayer-backed Paycheck Protection Program loans, billions more in tax...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Another Broken Promise: Trump’s Empty Drug Pricing Bluff Called By Pharma As August 24th Deadline Comes and Goes With No Action
Today, Accountable Pharma released the following statement after President Trump’s August 24th deadline for the drug companies to come up with “something that will substantially reduce drug prices” or face his “international pricing index” executive order came and went with no word from the White...
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Wheeler Weakens EPA Coal Ash Rules For Former Client
Today, the EPA finalized a rule that would extend the closure initiation deadlines of unlined coal ash ponds. The rule comes following requests from the Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG), an industry coalition that includes Xcel Energy, a former client of EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Big Oil Going Bankrupt, Laying Off Workforce Despite Billions In Taxpayer-Backed Bailouts
Even after Big Oil and the favored fossil fuel industry soaked up upwards of $8.6 billion in taxpayer-backed bailouts and environmental regulatory enforcement breaks from the Trump administration, the sector continues to shed workers and experience bankruptcies at an unprecedented rate despite...
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