The Paycheck Protection Program was supposed to infuse small businesses with $349 billion in emergency loans to help keep workers on the payroll but at least six of every seven dollars went to 75 publicly traded companies, because Congress designed the bailout program poorly, according to Democratic congressional challenger Lisa McCormick.

An Associated Press report confirmed McCormick’s criticism of the bailout deal, which she called ‘a $6 trillion slush fund’ given to President Donald Trump by foolish Democrats in Congress, including her primary election opponent, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman.

Companies with thousands of employees, past penalties from government investigations and risks of financial failure even before the coronavirus were among those each receiving millions of dollars from the Trump slush fund but Congress left many small businesses without relief.

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McCormick previously showed that states where Trump won in 2016, received loans that cover a far greater percentage of payrolls than the states where Democrats prevailed, indicating that the White House is using the public money to influence the election.

“Congress has a responsibility to protect taxpayers and once again, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman has failed in her responsibility, ” said McCormick. “Now, it is clear that small businesses have been disappointed and cheated because Bonnie Watson Coleman is not doing her job.”

“Congress has a responsibility to protect taxpayers and once again, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman has failed in her responsibility, ” said McCormick. “Now, it is clear that small businesses have been disappointed and cheated because Bonnie Watson Coleman is not doing her job.”

Congress has not been living up to the standards many Americans imagine it should uphold but incumbents like Bonnie Watson Coleman have the advantage of raising vast sums of money from special interests and corporate PACs in a system McCormick describes as ‘legal bribery.”

“The Congress enacted this massive appropriation without safeguards or oversight to insure that taxpayers would be protected, and now the money is gone and only predators seem satisfied while 22 million Americans are filing for unemployment,” said McCormick. “In addition to the $2.2 trillion included in the bill is another $4 trillion that the Federal Reserve will distribute as part of Trump’s slush fund.”

McCormick said that donations from companies receiving bailout money will flood the Trump re-election campaign coffers, giving Republicans a significant advantage over Democrats whose campaign efforts have been largely derailed by the coronavirus.

“Congress has a responsibility to protect taxpayers and once again, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman has failed in her responsibility, ” said McCormick. “Now, it is clear that small businesses have been disappointed and cheated because Bonnie Watson Coleman is not doing her job.”

Congress has not been living up to the standards many Americans imagine it should uphold but incumbents like Bonnie Watson Coleman have the advantage of raising vast sums of money from special interests and corporate PACs in a system McCormick describes as ‘legal bribery.”

“The Congress enacted this massive appropriation without safeguards or oversight to insure that taxpayers would be protected, and now the money is gone and only predators seem satisfied while 22 million Americans are filing for unemployment,” said McCormick. “In addition to the $2.2 trillion included in the bill is another $4 trillion that the Federal Reserve will distribute as part of Trump’s slush fund.”

McCormick said that donations from companies receiving bailout money will flood the Trump re-election campaign coffers, giving Republicans a significant advantage over Democrats whose campaign efforts have been largely derailed by the coronavirus.