Top Trump Officials Secure First Major Win Against Biden Agenda

While President Joe Biden was barnstorming across Europe, America First Legal, a group founded by former President Donald Trump‘s top White House lieutenants, secured its first substantive win in an effort to obstruct the Biden administration’s agenda.

Former senior adviser to the president Stephen Miller launched AFL in the spring of 2021 with a clear, stated objective: “Stop the constant onslaught from the radical left in Washington” through the courts.

The litigation outfit — which now boasts former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought, and former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker among its board of directors — secured favorable rulings in three related lawsuits, forcing the Biden administration to halt nearly 3,000 approved payments from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, a Small Business Administration pandemic relief program, on Monday.

The program began accepting applicants on May 3 but featured a 21-day priority application window that would only approve businesses for relief if they were owned by women, veterans, or “socially and economically disadvantaged” people defined by the SBA.

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