100 days later, Sec. Yellen further dodges legal duty to testify on COVID-19 relief programs
Washington, August 4, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, today marks 100 days since Secretary Yellen missed her legal deadline to testify before the Small Business Committee on COVID-19 relief programs administered by the Department of the Treasury.
“The Department of the Treasury has a duty to be transparent with Congress and the American people, especially at a time when our nation’s hardest hit small businesses are working tirelessly to regain their footing," said Ranking Member Luetkemeyer. "An update from the Treasury Department on the role they played within small business relief programs is 100 days past due – small businesses deserve information, and Secretary Yellen must fulfill her legal duty and testify before our Committee."
Committee Members have repeatedly called upon Secretary Yellen to testify before the Committee with no response from the Department of the Treasury or Secretary Yellen herself.
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