Restaurant where CA’s Newsom broke own COVID rules got millions in relief funds

Restaurant where CA’s Newsom broke own COVID rules got millions in relief funds
Gavin Newsom (Image: ABC 7 LA video)

[Ed. – In your face, California.]

The posh Napa Valley restaurant that hosted a dinner party last month that landed California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom in hot water reportedly received millions in COVID-19 relief funds.

KGO News’ investigative unit, the I-Team, reports, “Yountville’s highly acclaimed French Laundry received multiple loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, totaling more than $2.4 million, according to an ABC7 analysis of newly-released data from the Small Business Administration.”

The loans were disbursed by SBA-certified lenders earlier this year to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their employees on the payroll during the pandemic-induced recession.

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