A congressional watchdog said the federal government sent 1.1 million stimulus payments to dead people. According to Business Insider, these dead people received a total of $1.4 billion. The Government Accountability Office said the problem came partly because of administrative issues. While the IRS has access to death records from the Social Security Administration, the Treasury Department does not.
President Donald Trump criticized Warren Buffet for getting rid of his airline investments. While Trump said he had “a lot of respect for him,” he said even people like Buffet “make mistakes.” Buffett owned between 8% and 11% of American, Delta, Southwest and United but sold them all in April 2020. According to Business Insider, Buffet criticized Trump in the past and endorsed Hillary Clinton. He then called Trump about not publishing his tax returns and using an IRS audit as an excuse.
Tennessee's unemployment compensation fund, which has failed for years to meet minimal standards set by the federal government, could run out of money in just over four months, according to an analysis..