The American Legislative Exchange Council holds its Annual Meeting virtually over the next two weeks after its original location, Florida, became the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The corporate lobby group has reentered the culture wars by siding with Trump on race issues eight years after retreating because of public backlash against its "Stand Your Ground" and voter ID bills.
The Milwaukee-based foundation funded many of the groups behind the right-wing campaign against coronavirus public safety measures and made specific grants to support rapid reopening efforts. Since then, COVID-19 cases have soared across the U.S. and in Wisconsin.
A number of Koch-linked nonprofits that advocated against federal aid to states and cities facing crushing coronavirus budget deficits received up to $5.4 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans; additional anti-government spending groups took millions more.
In New York DA case, Court reaffirms important principle that president is not above the law, but the Court nonetheless may have given president Trump de facto win in congressional subpoena case.