In comments to Fox Business, President Trump said he wants to offer bigger payments than Democrats envision but that he doesn’t want it to deter employment. A White House spokesman declined to clarify what the president meant on Wednesday.
In its race to control covid-19, the U.S. government is spending billions in agreements with drugmakers to subsidize development of medicines. But it is using a looser standard of contracting that avoids some rules that protect taxpayer investments, Knowledge Ecology International said.
Top row: Lena Waithe, Ashley Nicole Black, Zahir McGhee, Monica Macer. Bottom row: Michelle Amor, Prentice Penny, Melody Cooper, Cord Jefferson. (Illustration by Katty Huertas for The Post; based on Getty Images, handout photos)