FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15th, 2020
Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesc
Trump Administration Finally Follows the Law, Agrees to Send SSI Recipients Their $1200 Payments Automatically
(Washington, DC) — The following is a
“The seniors and people with disabilities who receive SSI are among the most vulnerable groups in America. The CARES Act was written to get SSI recipients their $1200 payments automatically, but Donald Trump and his political appointees — with characteristic disregard for the poor — initially refused to listen.
After much pressure from advocates and members of Congress, the Treasury Department is finally following the law. Now, they need to work with the Department of Veterans Affairs to do the same for those receiving veterans’ pensions.”
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