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White House likely to pursue federal aid for shale companies hit by oil shock, coronavirus downturn

The idea could face resistance from those who support direct aid to workers. One critic called the idea ‘absurd.'

by Jeff Stein, Steven Mufson, Will Englund and Robert Costa, The Washington Post
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the humanitarian crisis on the Southern border and the shutdown at the White House in Washington, D.C. on January 19, 2019.

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