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Jake Pearson

Staff Writer

Jake Pearson is covering the business interests of Trump Administration officials, including post-election business ventures pursued by the president's children and family company. His past investigative work has ranged from uncovering fraudulent business practices of a prominent political donor to exposing abuse and mismanagement inside New York City's jails. He previously worked for the New York Daily News, NBC News, and The Associated Press.

House Coronavirus Relief Bill Would Send Billions to Defense Companies

A section of the proposed HEROES Act would cover executive compensation and other perks for defense and intel contractors, mirroring wording offered by an industry group.