Kanye West, Guns N Roses, Church Of Scientology& More Recieve Gov't Funds


Kanye West and Donald Trump’s law firm were among the 700,000 well-to-do companies that got coveted PPP loans. Kanye’s production and clothing company got between $2 and $5 million and saved over 160 jobs. As a whole, the PPP loans gave out $521.4 billion to taxpayers and small business owners and kept over 51 million people working. The industries recieving loans included retail, construction, arts, and finance Pearl Jam, Guns N' Roses and Green Day are among the bands who received PPP coronavirus relief loans from the federal government, Pitchfork reports. Between $350,000 and $500,000 were taken by Eagles, Pearl Jam, and Disturbed, while about 40 bands took loans over $150,000. The loans were all spent in retaining the artists’ crews and staff, and Rolling Stonereports that the Eagles claimed to have saved 50 jobs with the money they received. Bands who got loans included Weezer, Imagine Dragons, Chainsmokers, Nickelback and Jason Isbell. Some record labels also got loans, including Sub Pop Records, Third Man Records and Knitting Factory Records. Khloe Kardashian, and tim McGraw & Faith Hill were said to have recieved funds as well.Lawmakers also benefited from the PPP loans, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, got up to $1 million for news website The Daily Caller, Nancy Pelosi’s EDI Associates got a loan of between $350,000 and $1 million. Her husband, Paul is an investor in the firm to the tune of $250,000 to $500,000. Read more here https://www.thedailybeast.com/three-church-of-scientology-branches-received-paycheck-protection-act-loans-from-trump-admin and here https://www.tampabay.com/news/health/2020/07/08/kanye-west-tim-mcgraw-khloe-kardashian-all-got-ppp-loans/