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Trump regime: Americans on Social Security will have to file a simple tax return to receive a $1,200 check

“Many lawmakers and advocates for the poor say filing a tax return shouldn’t be necessary for people on Social Security since the government already knows how to send this population monthly checks. The $2.2 trillion aid package said that if someone has not filed a 2019 or 2018 tax return, the U.S. Treasury should get their information from Social Security, if applicable,” The Washington Post reports.

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Airlines ask Trump regime to gut consumer protections for the flying public

“The deregulation initiative is a dramatic shift for the federal agency, which under President Obama adopted or proposed more than eighty airline-related consumer-protection and safety regulations,” writes Hugo Martin. These include the tarmac delay rule, truth in fare advertising rule, and the twenty-four hour grace period for cancellations that allows for full refunds.

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