Indianz.Com > COVID-19 > ICYMI: Coronavirus relief funds finally going out to Indian Country after long wait
Posted: May 7, 2020

President Donald Trump, center, takes part in a Native American roundtable in Phoenix, Arizona, along with, from left: Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, Governor of Arizona Doug Ducey (R), Vice President Myron Lizer of the Navajo Nation, Second Lady Dottie Lizer of the Navajo Nation, Governor Stephen Roe Lewis of the Gila River Indian Community and Senator Martha McSally (R-Arizona) on May 6, 2020. Photo: Shealah Craighead / White House

The federal government has distributed about $3.4 billion in long-awaited coronavirus relief funds to tribal nations, according to a declaration filed in court as part of ongoing litigation that has placed the Trump administration at the center of yet another COVID-19 controversy.


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