House Approves Creation of a Select Panel to Oversee Pandemic-Related Spending and Response 

Government Executive: The House has approved a measure to create a panel to oversee the Trump administration’s response to the novel coronavirus, which includes its spending of approximately $3 trillion in relief funds.

The House voted 212-182, along party lines, to create a coronavirus select investigative subcommittee within the House Oversight and Reform Committee that House Majority Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., will lead. The new panel will start with a $2 million budget and have 12 members. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., will pick seven and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., will pick five.

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