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I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THE COUNTRY OPENED UP AND JUST RARING TO GO OPENED UP AND JUST RARING TO GO BY EASTER BY EASTER

>> ALL RIGHT >> ALL RIGHT JOINING US NOW, THE TOP RANKING JOINING US NOW, THE TOP RANKING DEMOCRAT IN THE SENATE, MINORITY DEMOCRAT IN THE SENATE, MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER OF NEW LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER OF NEW YORK YORK SENATOR SCHUMER, WE’RE GOING TO SENATOR SCHUMER, WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT THIS MASSIVE BILL IN TALK ABOUT THIS MASSIVE BILL IN JUST A MOMENT

JUST A MOMENT BUT FIRST, A TALE OF SEVERAL BUT FIRST, A TALE OF SEVERAL TYPES OF LEADERSHIP TYPES OF LEADERSHIP YOU SEE INDIA, YOU SEE THE UK YOU SEE INDIA, YOU SEE THE UK LOCKED DOWN LOCKED DOWN

YOU SEE OUR PRESIDENT SAYING YOU SEE OUR PRESIDENT SAYING WE’RE GOING TO REOPEN AT EASTER WE’RE GOING TO REOPEN AT EASTER DO YOU THINK THAT’S POSSIBLE? DO YOU THINK THAT’S POSSIBLE? >> I WOULD LEAVE IT TO THE >> I WOULD LEAVE IT TO THE MEDICAL AUTHORITIES, MIKA MEDICAL AUTHORITIES, MIKA I HAVE BEEN BUSY WRITING THIS I HAVE BEEN BUSY WRITING THIS BILL, SO I HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO BILL, SO I HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO CONSULT THEM, BUT IT SHOULDN’T CONSULT THEM, BUT IT SHOULDN’T BE A POLITICIAN WHO DECIDES BE A POLITICIAN WHO DECIDES THIS

THIS IT SHOULD BE THE MEDICAL IT SHOULD BE THE MEDICAL AUTHORITIES, PLAIN AND SIMPLE AUTHORITIES, PLAIN AND SIMPLE >> HOW DO YOU THINK THIS BILL IS >> HOW DO YOU THINK THIS BILL IS GOING TO HELP THE AMERICAN GOING TO HELP THE AMERICAN PEOPLE? PEOPLE? >> WELL, THAT’S WHAT’S SO >> WELL, THAT’S WHAT’S SO IMPORTANT IMPORTANT

THIS HAS BEEN A LONG FIVE DAYS, THIS HAS BEEN A LONG FIVE DAYS, BUT THE BILL IS MUCH BETTER THAN BUT THE BILL IS MUCH BETTER THAN THE BILL THAT WAS INTRODUCED THE BILL THAT WAS INTRODUCED LET ME GO OVER IT LET ME GO OVER IT BEFORE I DO, I WANT TO GIVE A BEFORE I DO, I WANT TO GIVE A SHOUT OUT TO THE HEALTH CARE SHOUT OUT TO THE HEALTH CARE WORKERS, THE NURSES, THE WORKERS, THE NURSES, THE DOCTORS, WHO ARE RISKING DOCTORS, WHO ARE RISKING EVERYTHING TO HELP US

EVERYTHING TO HELP US THEY ARE GREAT THEY ARE GREAT AND JUST ANOTHER LITTLE SHOUT AND JUST ANOTHER LITTLE SHOUT OUT, MY STAFF DID AN AMAZING JOB OUT, MY STAFF DID AN AMAZING JOB ON THIS BILL LED BY JERRY AND ON THIS BILL LED BY JERRY AND MEGAN, AND I THANK THEM MEGAN, AND I THANK THEM

IN THE BILL, THERE ARE FIVE IN THE BILL, THERE ARE FIVE THINGS THAT ARE GREATLY THINGS THAT ARE GREATLY IMPROVED IMPROVED IF WE HAD A TITE FRL THE BILL, IF WE HAD A TITE FRL THE BILL, IT WOULD BE MARSHAL PLAN FOR IT WOULD BE MARSHAL PLAN FOR HOSPITALS, WORKERS, NOT HOSPITALS, WORKERS, NOT CORPORATIONS FIRST CORPORATIONS FIRST FIRST AND FOREMOST, MASSIVE FIRST AND FOREMOST, MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF MONEY FOR OUR AMOUNTS OF MONEY FOR OUR HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS THEY ARE ON THE FRONT LINES THEY ARE ON THE FRONT LINES THEY’RE SO LACKING EQUIPMENT, THEY’RE SO LACKING EQUIPMENT, VENTILATORS, WE KNOW ALL ABOUT VENTILATORS, WE KNOW ALL ABOUT THAT THAT

THERE’S A SERIOUS LACK THERE THERE’S A SERIOUS LACK THERE OTHER KINDS OF EQUIPMENT AS OTHER KINDS OF EQUIPMENT AS WELL, PPE, EVEN NEW BEDS AND WELL, PPE, EVEN NEW BEDS AND THINGS LIKE THAT THINGS LIKE THAT THERE IS $130 BILLION FOR THEM, THERE IS $130 BILLION FOR THEM, A CONSIDERABLE INCREASE FROM THE A CONSIDERABLE INCREASE FROM THE ORIGINAL BILL

ORIGINAL BILL SECOND, WORKERS FIRST SECOND, WORKERS FIRST ALL THESE PEOPLE WHO ARE BEING ALL THESE PEOPLE WHO ARE BEING THROWN OUT OF WORK THROUGH NO THROWN OUT OF WORK THROUGH NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN, WE HAVE FAULT OF THEIR OWN, WE HAVE CREATED SOMETHING CALLED CREATED SOMETHING CALLED UNEMPLOYMENT ON STEROIDS UNEMPLOYMENT ON STEROIDS

IF YOUR EMPLOYER HAS TO LET YOU IF YOUR EMPLOYER HAS TO LET YOU GO, THEY DON’T LET YOU GO, THEY GO, THEY DON’T LET YOU GO, THEY FURLOUGH YOU, AND UNEMPLOYMENT FURLOUGH YOU, AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PAYS YOU, FOR ALMOST INSURANCE PAYS YOU, FOR ALMOST ALL PEOPLE, THEIR WHOLE SALARY ALL PEOPLE, THEIR WHOLE SALARY OR CLOSE TO IT OR CLOSE TO IT AND THAT’S FOR FOUR MONTHS AND THAT’S FOR FOUR MONTHS WE GOT THAT EXTENDED TO FOUR WE GOT THAT EXTENDED TO FOUR MONTHS

MONTHS SO IT’S NOT JUST A ONE-TIME SO IT’S NOT JUST A ONE-TIME PAYMENT PAYMENT IT’S LONG TERM, HELP YOU WITH IT’S LONG TERM, HELP YOU WITH YOUR MORTGAGE, TO PAY THE BILLS YOUR MORTGAGE, TO PAY THE BILLS

THEN WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT IT THEN WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT IT BECAUSE YOU’RE FURLOUGHED, WHEN BECAUSE YOU’RE FURLOUGHED, WHEN GOD WILLING, THIS CRISIS IS GOD WILLING, THIS CRISIS IS OVER, THESE BUSINESSES CAN OVER, THESE BUSINESSES CAN REASSEMBLE REASSEMBLE ONE OF THE THINGS THE WORKERS ONE OF THE THINGS THE WORKERS AND THE EMPLOYERS WORRY ABOUT IS AND THE EMPLOYERS WORRY ABOUT IS WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN TO ALL WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN TO ALL THE PEOPLE WHO WERE A TEAM WHO THE PEOPLE WHO WERE A TEAM WHO WORKED TOGETHER SO WELL? WORKED TOGETHER SO WELL? THAT’S NUMBER TWO, WORKERS THAT’S NUMBER TWO, WORKERS FIRST FIRST AND WE PUT REAL, REAL AND WE PUT REAL, REAL RESPONSIBILITY, AS YOU KNOW, RESPONSIBILITY, AS YOU KNOW, THERE’S A $400 BILLION PACKAGE THERE’S A $400 BILLION PACKAGE FOR CORPORATE LOANS

FOR CORPORATE LOANS UNDER THE ORIGINAL BILL, NO ONE UNDER THE ORIGINAL BILL, NO ONE WOULD KNOW WHO WAS GETTING THE WOULD KNOW WHO WAS GETTING THE MONEY AND WHAT THE TERMS WERE MONEY AND WHAT THE TERMS WERE FOR SIX MONTHS FOR SIX MONTHS WE HAVE REAL ACCOUNTABILITY, WE HAVE REAL ACCOUNTABILITY, TRANSPARENCY, AND OVERSIGHT TRANSPARENCY, AND OVERSIGHT

WE’LL KNOW EACH CONTRACT WHEN IT WE’LL KNOW EACH CONTRACT WHEN IT IS SIGNED, FULLY PUBLISHED IS SIGNED, FULLY PUBLISHED WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME CONGRESS IN SEVEN DAYS, THE CONGRESS IN SEVEN DAYS, THE PUBLIC IN 14 DAYS, AND WE HAVE PUBLIC IN 14 DAYS, AND WE HAVE AN OVERSIGHT BOARD AND AN AN OVERSIGHT BOARD AND AN INSPECTOR GENERAL INSPECTOR GENERAL THAT’S REALLY TOUGH, HAS THAT’S REALLY TOUGH, HAS SUBPOENA POWER, AND CAN LOOK AT SUBPOENA POWER, AND CAN LOOK AT EVERY ONE OF THESE CONTRACTS

EVERY ONE OF THESE CONTRACTS THESE ARE MANY SUGGESTIONS OF THESE ARE MANY SUGGESTIONS OF ELIZABETH WARREN WHO IS AN ELIZABETH WARREN WHO IS AN EXPERT ON THIS EXPERT ON THIS AND TWO MORE PILLARS AND TWO MORE PILLARS

MONEY FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND MONEY FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND STATE GOVERNMENTS STATE GOVERNMENTS AS YOU KNOW, THEY’RE RUNNING OUT AS YOU KNOW, THEY’RE RUNNING OUT OF MONEY OF MONEY THAT’S WHAT WE HEAR FROM THAT’S WHAT WE HEAR FROM GOVERNORS, MAYORS ALL ACROSS THE GOVERNORS, MAYORS ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY

COUNTRY THERE’S $150 BILLION TO HELP THERE’S $150 BILLION TO HELP THEM SURVIVE THE CRISIS, AND THEM SURVIVE THE CRISIS, AND FINALLY, SMALL BUSINESS FINALLY, SMALL BUSINESS AND THIS IS THE ONE THING OF THE AND THIS IS THE ONE THING OF THE FIVE THAT WAS IN THE BILL FIVE THAT WAS IN THE BILL ORIGINALLY ORIGINALLY

THE WAY WE WANTED THE WAY WE WANTED AND SMALL BUSINESSES, MY DAD WAS AND SMALL BUSINESSES, MY DAD WAS A SMALL BUSINESSMAN, A SMALL BUSINESSMAN, EXTERMINATOR EXTERMINATOR I KNOW HOW BUSINESS PEOPLE I KNOW HOW BUSINESS PEOPLE STRUGGLE

STRUGGLE NOW IT’S WORSE NOW IT’S WORSE YOU SPEND YEARS OF BLOOD, SWEAT, YOU SPEND YEARS OF BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS BUILDING UP YOUR AND TEARS BUILDING UP YOUR BUSINESS AND NOW IT’S GONE BUSINESS AND NOW IT’S GONE

THIS WILL GIVE YOU SHORT-TERM THIS WILL GIVE YOU SHORT-TERM VERY LOW OR NO-INTEREST LOANS SO VERY LOW OR NO-INTEREST LOANS SO YOU CAN KEEP YOUR BUSINESS YOU CAN KEEP YOUR BUSINESS GOING, AND PAY YOUR EMPLOYERS TO GOING, AND PAY YOUR EMPLOYERS TO STICK WITH YOU STICK WITH YOU THIS PACKAGE IS BIG HELP, QUICK THIS PACKAGE IS BIG HELP, QUICK HELP, FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HELP, FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE RIGHT IN THE PLACES WE NEED IT RIGHT IN THE PLACES WE NEED IT MOST

MOST FIRST AND FOREMOST, OUR HEALTH FIRST AND FOREMOST, OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, AND SECOND, TO ALL CARE SYSTEM, AND SECOND, TO ALL THE PEOPLE WHO ARE UNDER DURESS THE PEOPLE WHO ARE UNDER DURESS AND LOSING JOBS THROUGH NO FAULT AND LOSING JOBS THROUGH NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN OF THEIR OWN >> SO, SENATOR, SO MUCH TO GO >> SO, SENATOR, SO MUCH TO GO OVER HERE OVER HERE

FIRST OF ALL, CONGRATULATIONS TO FIRST OF ALL, CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU YOU >> THANK YOU >> THANK YOU >> DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS, >> DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS, EVERYBODY WORKING TOGETHER TO EVERYBODY WORKING TOGETHER TO BRING THIS IN FOR A LANDING

BRING THIS IN FOR A LANDING VERY IMPORTANT FOR SO MANY VERY IMPORTANT FOR SO MANY REASONS REASONS LET’S START, LET’S GO DOWN THE LET’S START, LET’S GO DOWN THE LIST LIST

START WITH HOSPITALS START WITH HOSPITALS $130 BILLION FOR HOSPITALS $130 BILLION FOR HOSPITALS WHERE DOES THAT RELIEF GO? WHERE DOES THAT RELIEF GO? HOW DOES IT GET THERE? HOW DOES IT GET THERE? AND DOES IT DO ANYTHING ON THE AND DOES IT DO ANYTHING ON THE ISSUE OF VENTILATORS, MASKS, THE ISSUE OF VENTILATORS, MASKS, THE PROTECTIVE GEAR THAT THOSE PROTECTIVE GEAR THAT THOSE HEALTH CARE WORKERS SO HEALTH CARE WORKERS SO DESPERATELY NEED? DESPERATELY NEED? >> YES, ONE OF THE FIRST AND >> YES, ONE OF THE FIRST AND MOST IMPORTANT THINGS OF OUR MOST IMPORTANT THINGS OF OUR HOSPITALS BILL IS THAT THEY GET HOSPITALS BILL IS THAT THEY GET LOTS OF MONEY, GOOD AMOUNTS OF LOTS OF MONEY, GOOD AMOUNTS OF MONEY TO BUY THE EQUIPMENT THAT MONEY TO BUY THE EQUIPMENT THAT THEY NEED, AND IT ALSO PUTS THEY NEED, AND IT ALSO PUTS MONEY INTO THE SYSTEM SO MORE OF MONEY INTO THE SYSTEM SO MORE OF THESE THINGS CAN BE PRODUCED AND THESE THINGS CAN BE PRODUCED AND PRODUCED RATHER QUICKLY

PRODUCED RATHER QUICKLY WHEN THERE’S SO MUCH MONEY OUT WHEN THERE’S SO MUCH MONEY OUT THERE, THERE’S AN INCENTIVE TO THERE, THERE’S AN INCENTIVE TO PRODUCE MORE PRODUCE MORE I BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT SHOULD I BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT SHOULD HAVE USED THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION HAVE USED THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT ACT

WE ENCOURAGE HIM TO DO THAT IN WE ENCOURAGE HIM TO DO THAT IN THE BILL THE BILL WE CAN’T FORCE HIM, BUT THIS WE CAN’T FORCE HIM, BUT THIS PLAN GIVES MONEY DIRECTLY, PLAN GIVES MONEY DIRECTLY, DIRECTLY TO HOSPITALS AND OTHER DIRECTLY TO HOSPITALS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS SO THEY HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS SO THEY HAVE THE MONEY, THE PURCHASING HAVE THE MONEY, THE PURCHASING POWER, TO GET THESE VENTILATORS, POWER, TO GET THESE VENTILATORS, THESE MASKS, THESE PPEs THESE MASKS, THESE PPEs IT ALSO ALLOWS THEM TO HIRE MORE IT ALSO ALLOWS THEM TO HIRE MORE NURSES AND DOCTORS, IT ALLOWS NURSES AND DOCTORS, IT ALLOWS THEM TO BUILD MORE BUILDEDS, AND THEM TO BUILD MORE BUILDEDS, AND IT’S FLEXIBLE

IT’S FLEXIBLE IF YOU HAVE A NURSE AND SHE HAS IF YOU HAVE A NURSE AND SHE HAS A CHILD AT HOME, YOU CAN USE THE A CHILD AT HOME, YOU CAN USE THE MONEYS INDIRECTLY, BUT IT’S MONEYS INDIRECTLY, BUT IT’S ALLOWED, TO HELP PAY FOR SOME ALLOWED, TO HELP PAY FOR SOME CHILD CARE SO THE NURSE WHO HAD CHILD CARE SO THE NURSE WHO HAD BEEN RETIRED OR WHO WAS NOT ON BEEN RETIRED OR WHO WAS NOT ON THE JOB COULD COME BACK RIGHT THE JOB COULD COME BACK RIGHT NOW IN THIS EMERGENCY NOW IN THIS EMERGENCY >> SO LET’S GO NEXT TO >> SO LET’S GO NEXT TO UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

YOU SAY UNEMPLOYMENT ON YOU SAY UNEMPLOYMENT ON STEROIDS STEROIDS A WORKER HAS BEEN PUT OUT OF A WORKER HAS BEEN PUT OUT OF WORK, HAS LOST THEIR JOB OVER WORK, HAS LOST THEIR JOB OVER THE PAST WEEK OR TWO THE PAST WEEK OR TWO THEY’RE NOW GOING TO BE THEY’RE NOW GOING TO BE FURLOUGHED

FURLOUGHED THEY CAN GET UNEMPLOYMENT THEY CAN GET UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR UP TO FOUR MONTHS BENEFITS FOR UP TO FOUR MONTHS WHEN DOES THAT BEGIN? WHEN DOES THAT BEGIN? AFTER THE PRESIDENT SIGNS THE AFTER THE PRESIDENT SIGNS THE BILL BILL

>> IT BEGINS ALMOST IMMEDIATELY >> IT BEGINS ALMOST IMMEDIATELY FOR TWO REASONS FOR TWO REASONS ONE, WE GREATLY REDUCED THE ONE, WE GREATLY REDUCED THE RESTRICTIONS ON APPLYING FOR RESTRICTIONS ON APPLYING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT UNEMPLOYMENT IT’S GOING TO BE VERY SIMPLE AND IT’S GOING TO BE VERY SIMPLE AND VERY EASY

VERY EASY SECOND, WE GIVE THE STATES MUCH SECOND, WE GIVE THE STATES MUCH MORE MONEY TO HIRE PEOPLE SO MORE MONEY TO HIRE PEOPLE SO THEY CAN TAKE THE NEW LOADS THAT THEY CAN TAKE THE NEW LOADS THAT ARE COMING ARE COMING WE HAVE ALL HEARD OF THE WE HAVE ALL HEARD OF THE INABILITY TO GET THROUGH INABILITY TO GET THROUGH

PEOPLE CALL, THEY CAN’T GET PEOPLE CALL, THEY CAN’T GET THROUGH THROUGH THERE ARE LONG LINES THERE ARE LONG LINES THEY WILL BE ABLE QUICKLY AND THEY WILL BE ABLE QUICKLY AND EASILY TO HIRE PEOPLE, TO HELP EASILY TO HIRE PEOPLE, TO HELP PEOPLE GET ON UNEMPLOYMENT PEOPLE GET ON UNEMPLOYMENT QUICKLY

QUICKLY >> LET’S TALK NEXT ABOUT SMALL >> LET’S TALK NEXT ABOUT SMALL BUSINESS LOANS BUSINESS LOANS I KNOW SO MANY SMALL BUSINESS I KNOW SO MANY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WHO, LIKE YOU, SAY WORK OWNERS WHO, LIKE YOU, SAY WORK THEIR ENTIRE LIFE TO BUILD UP THEIR ENTIRE LIFE TO BUILD UP THEIR SMALL BUSINESS THEIR SMALL BUSINESS

THEY HAVE SEEN IT WIPED OUT IN THEY HAVE SEEN IT WIPED OUT IN THE PAST COUPLE WEEKS THE PAST COUPLE WEEKS I WAS TALKING TO AN ATTORNEY I WAS TALKING TO AN ATTORNEY YESTERDAY WHO HAS ABOUT 40, 50 YESTERDAY WHO HAS ABOUT 40, 50 BUSINESSES THAT HE HANDLES BUSINESSES THAT HE HANDLES HE SAID EVERY ONE OF THEM, HE SAID EVERY ONE OF THEM, INCLUDING HUGE CORPORATIONS, INCLUDING HUGE CORPORATIONS, GETTING WIPED OUT

GETTING WIPED OUT BUT IF YOU’RE A SMALL BUSINESS BUT IF YOU’RE A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, IF YOU HAD, LET’S SAY, A OWNER, IF YOU HAD, LET’S SAY, A BIG EVENT COMING UP IN APRIL, BIG EVENT COMING UP IN APRIL, AND THAT’S BEEN WIPED OUT, AND AND THAT’S BEEN WIPED OUT, AND YOU’RE FACING BANKRUPTCY, HOW DO YOU’RE FACING BANKRUPTCY, HOW DO YOU GET THAT RELIEF, AND HOW YOU GET THAT RELIEF, AND HOW QUICKLY CAN YOU GET THAT RELIEF? QUICKLY CAN YOU GET THAT RELIEF? >> AGAIN, AND HERE, BEN CARDIN, >> AGAIN, AND HERE, BEN CARDIN, MARCO RUBIO, HAVE DONE A VERY, MARCO RUBIO, HAVE DONE A VERY, VERY GOOD JOB VERY GOOD JOB JEANNE SHAHEEN ON OUR SIDE AS JEANNE SHAHEEN ON OUR SIDE AS WELL, HAVE DONE A VERY, VERY WELL, HAVE DONE A VERY, VERY GOOD JOB HERE GOOD JOB HERE

AND YOU GET THE RELIEF VERY, AND YOU GET THE RELIEF VERY, VERY QUICKLY VERY QUICKLY THE LOANS ARE AT NO OR LOW THE LOANS ARE AT NO OR LOW INTEREST SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO INTEREST SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO BANKRUPT BANKRUPT AND AT THE — AND YOUR WORKERS AND AT THE — AND YOUR WORKERS ARE ALL PAID BY THE FEDERAL ARE ALL PAID BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

GOVERNMENT SO YOU GET LOANS TO HELP PAY THE SO YOU GET LOANS TO HELP PAY THE EXPENSES YOU HAVE WITH NO INCOME EXPENSES YOU HAVE WITH NO INCOME COMING IN COMING IN YOU KNOW, MORTGAGE, INSURANCE, YOU KNOW, MORTGAGE, INSURANCE, UTILITIES IF YOU HAVE THOSE UTILITIES IF YOU HAVE THOSE

AND YOUR WORKERS ARE PAID FOR BY AND YOUR WORKERS ARE PAID FOR BY THE SBA, AND AGAIN, JUST LIKE THE SBA, AND AGAIN, JUST LIKE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, YOU CAN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, YOU CAN DO IT QUICK, AND WE GIVE MUCH DO IT QUICK, AND WE GIVE MUCH MORE MONEY SO THEY IS HIRE MANY MORE MONEY SO THEY IS HIRE MANY MORE PEOPLE TO GET PEOPLE TO DO MORE PEOPLE TO GET PEOPLE TO DO THIS THIS >> SO ONE OF THE BETTER PARTS OF >> SO ONE OF THE BETTER PARTS OF THE BILL, ONE OF THE BETTER THE BILL, ONE OF THE BETTER CHANGES OF THE BILL WAS CHANGES OF THE BILL WAS CONVERTING THIS SLUSH FUND THAT CONVERTING THIS SLUSH FUND THAT THE PRESIDENT COULD THROW THE PRESIDENT COULD THROW WHEREVER HE WANTED — AND BY THE WHEREVER HE WANTED — AND BY THE WAY, I WOULD SAY THIS OF A WAY, I WOULD SAY THIS OF A DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTS SHOULDN’T DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTS SHOULDN’T HAVE THAT POWER ANY MORE THAN A HAVE THAT POWER ANY MORE THAN A REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT SHOULD HAVE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT SHOULD HAVE THAT POWER

THAT POWER THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH DONALD TRUMP DONALD TRUMP THIS HAS EVERYTHING TO DO WITH A THIS HAS EVERYTHING TO DO WITH A SYSTEM THAT’S FAIR TO SYSTEM THAT’S FAIR TO REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS ALIKE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS ALIKE

YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE FIVE PEOPLE YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE FIVE PEOPLE ON THIS PANEL, AND YOU’RE ALSO ON THIS PANEL, AND YOU’RE ALSO GOING TO HAVE AN INSPECTOR GOING TO HAVE AN INSPECTOR GENERAL GENERAL WHO APPOINTS THOSE PEOPLE AND WHO APPOINTS THOSE PEOPLE AND HOW QUICKLY DO THOSE — DOES HOW QUICKLY DO THOSE — DOES THAT HELP GET OUT TO THESE THAT HELP GET OUT TO THESE LARGER BUSINESSES? LARGER BUSINESSES? >> WELL, THERE’S THE PRESIDENT >> WELL, THERE’S THE PRESIDENT APPOINTS, BUT IT’S THE ADVICE APPOINTS, BUT IT’S THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, SO AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, SO THERE’S A REAL CHECK ON THEM, THERE’S A REAL CHECK ON THEM, AND ONE OF THE GREAT WAYS WE GET AND ONE OF THE GREAT WAYS WE GET ACCOUNTABILITY IS MAKING SURE ACCOUNTABILITY IS MAKING SURE THE ENTIRE LOAN DOCUMENTS ARE THE ENTIRE LOAN DOCUMENTS ARE PUBLISHED VERY QUICKLY PUBLISHED VERY QUICKLY SO IF THEY START DOING SOMETHING SO IF THEY START DOING SOMETHING UNTOWARD, YOU’LL KNOW ABOUT IT, UNTOWARD, YOU’LL KNOW ABOUT IT, JOE

JOE YOU’LL KNOW ABOUT IT VERY YOU’LL KNOW ABOUT IT VERY SHORTLY THEREAFTER, WITHIN THE SHORTLY THEREAFTER, WITHIN THE MAXIMUM OF TWO WEEKS, WE’LL KNOW MAXIMUM OF TWO WEEKS, WE’LL KNOW ABOUT IT, AND THERE WILL BE AN ABOUT IT, AND THERE WILL BE AN OUTCRY, AND THEY WILL HAVE TO OUTCRY, AND THEY WILL HAVE TO STOP DOING IT STOP DOING IT I THINK, YOU KNOW, LOUI D BRAN I THINK, YOU KNOW, LOUI D

BRAN DIZE, SUNLIGHT IS THE GREATEST DIZE, SUNLIGHT IS THE GREATEST DISINFECTANT DISINFECTANT WE THROW A LOT OF SUNLIGHT WE THROW A LOT OF SUNLIGHT THE OLD BILL, YOU WOULDN’T KNOW THE OLD BILL, YOU WOULDN’T KNOW FOR SIX MONTHS ANYBODY WHO GOT FOR SIX MONTHS ANYBODY WHO GOT THE LOANS, ET CETERA

THE LOANS, ET CETERA THIS IS VERY, VERY IMPORTANT, THIS IS VERY, VERY IMPORTANT, AND FRANKLY, ELIZABETH WARREN, AND FRANKLY, ELIZABETH WARREN, WHO HAD EXPERIENCE WITH THIS, WHO HAD EXPERIENCE WITH THIS, WITH THE TARP

, HELPED US, WITH THE TARP, HELPED US, HAD MANY SUGGESTIONS WE HAD MANY SUGGESTIONS WE INCORPORATED INTO MAKING THE INCORPORATED INTO MAKING THE ACCOUNTABILITY PROVISIONS

ACCOUNTABILITY PROVISIONS >> WHICH LEADS TO MY FINAL >> WHICH LEADS TO MY FINAL QUESTION, WHICH YOU MAY DISAGREE QUESTION, WHICH YOU MAY DISAGREE WITH, BUT I WANT TO GET IT OUT WITH, BUT I WANT TO GET IT OUT THERE THERE I TALKED ABOUT IT EARLIER, HOW I TALKED ABOUT IT EARLIER, HOW IMPORTANT IT IS THAT DONALD IMPORTANT IT IS THAT DONALD TRUMP’S COMPANIES BE TREATED TRUMP’S COMPANIES BE TREATED JUST LIKE EVERYBODY ELSE’S JUST LIKE EVERYBODY ELSE’S COMPANIES COMPANIES

SINCE THERE’S TRANSPARENCY, SINCE THERE’S TRANSPARENCY, SINCE WE WILL KNOW WHO GETS IT, SINCE WE WILL KNOW WHO GETS IT, SINCE YOU WILL PUT IN THE CHECKS SINCE YOU WILL PUT IN THE CHECKS AND BALANCES, DON’T YOU THINK AND BALANCES, DON’T YOU THINK IT’S IMPORTANT THAT DONALD TRUMP IT’S IMPORTANT THAT DONALD TRUMP AND SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN AND AND SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN AND WOMEN’S BUSINESSES ARE TREATED WOMEN’S BUSINESSES ARE TREATED THE SAME AND ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SAME AND ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THESE FUNDS SO NO ONE WILL BE THESE FUNDS SO NO ONE WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO MAKE POLICY ENCOURAGED TO MAKE POLICY DECISIONS BASED ON GETTING THEIR DECISIONS BASED ON GETTING THEIR OWN BUSINESSES OPEN? OWN BUSINESSES OPEN? IS THERE ANY WAY WE CAN DO THAT? IS THERE ANY WAY WE CAN DO THAT? >> I THINK THE DANGER IS MUCH >> I THINK THE DANGER IS MUCH GREATER THE OTHER WAY, JOE GREATER THE OTHER WAY, JOE THAT IF THEY GET A FINANCIAL THAT IF THEY GET A FINANCIAL INTEREST, THEN THEY’LL MAKE INTEREST, THEN THEY’LL MAKE POLICY DECISIONS LEANING AND POLICY DECISIONS LEANING AND BENDING IN THAT DIRECTION BENDING IN THAT DIRECTION LOOK, I ALSO BELIEVED, I THINK LOOK, I ALSO BELIEVED, I THINK YOU BELIEVE, THOSE WHO MAKE THE YOU BELIEVE, THOSE WHO MAKE THE LAWS SHOULDN’T DIRECTLY BENEFIT LAWS SHOULDN’T DIRECTLY BENEFIT MONETARILY FROM THE LAWS

MONETARILY FROM THE LAWS WE TRY TODAY GET BETTER AND WE TRY TODAY GET BETTER AND BETTER AND BETTER AT THAT BETTER AND BETTER AT THAT THIS IS JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE THIS IS JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE

IT’S NOT AIMED JUST AT DONALD IT’S NOT AIMED JUST AT DONALD TRUMP BUT AT ANYONE IN HIGH TRUMP BUT AT ANYONE IN HIGH OFFICE OFFICE >> AT THE SAME TIME, SOMEBODY >> AT THE SAME TIME, SOMEBODY SHOULDN’T BE PUNISHED BECAUSE SHOULDN’T BE PUNISHED BECAUSE THEY HAVE CHOSEN A LIFE OF THEY HAVE CHOSEN A LIFE OF PUBLIC SERVICE PUBLIC SERVICE I’M SPEAKING OF MEMBERS ON BOTH I’M SPEAKING OF MEMBERS ON BOTH SIDES OF CONGRESS, AS WELL AS SIDES OF CONGRESS, AS WELL AS THE WHITE HOUSE

THE WHITE HOUSE AND AGAIN, IF THEY GO BANKRUPT, AND AGAIN, IF THEY GO BANKRUPT, IF THEIR COMPANIES GO OUT OF IF THEIR COMPANIES GO OUT OF BUSINESS, THEN THEY’RE BUSINESS, THEN THEY’RE SUSCEPTIBLE TO UNTOWARD SUSCEPTIBLE TO UNTOWARD INFLUENCE, MORE SUSCEPTIBLE THAN INFLUENCE, MORE SUSCEPTIBLE THAN BEFORE BEFORE >> WELL, JOE, IT’S NOT JUST ME >> WELL, JOE, IT’S NOT JUST ME WHO DISAGREES WITH YOU WHO DISAGREES WITH YOU

IT’S THE FOUNDING FATHERS IT’S THE FOUNDING FATHERS THEY HAD SOMETHING CALLED THE THEY HAD SOMETHING CALLED THE EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE, WHICH EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE, WHICH DISAGREED WITH YOUR PHILOSOPHY DISAGREED WITH YOUR PHILOSOPHY AND SAID THE — AND SAID THE — >> THAT’S NOT CORRECT >> THAT’S NOT CORRECT >> THE PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDER >> THE PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDER SHOULDN’T BENEFIT

SHOULDN’T BENEFIT >> THAT’S NOT CORRECT, THOUGH >> THAT’S NOT CORRECT, THOUGH THAT’S TWO DIFFERENT THINGS THAT’S TWO DIFFERENT THINGS

I AGREE WITH YOU ON THE I AGREE WITH YOU ON THE EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE I AGREE WITH YOU THAT DONALD I AGREE WITH YOU THAT DONALD TRUMP SHOULDN’T USE HIS HOTEL IN TRUMP SHOULDN’T USE HIS HOTEL IN WASHINGTON, DC TO MAKE MONEY WASHINGTON, D

C TO MAKE MONEY OFF OF THE PRESIDENCY OFF OF THE PRESIDENCY IN THIS CASE, THOUGH, WE’RE JUST IN THIS CASE, THOUGH, WE’RE JUST TALKING ABOUT BUSINESSES, AGAIN, TALKING ABOUT BUSINESSES, AGAIN, SENATORS, CONGRESSMEN, SENATORS, CONGRESSMEN, PRESIDENTS, BUSINESSES IMPACTED PRESIDENTS, BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY AN ACT OF — WE’LL CALL IT AN BY AN ACT OF — WE’LL CALL IT AN ACT OF GOD ACT OF GOD

>> YOU AND I ARE GOING TO HAVE >> YOU AND I ARE GOING TO HAVE TO DISAGREE ON THAT TO DISAGREE ON THAT I THINK THE DANGER IS THE OTHER I THINK THE DANGER IS THE OTHER WAY WAY >> OKAY, MIKA

>> OKAY, MIKA >> SENATOR, I’M WONDERING WHAT >> SENATOR, I’M WONDERING WHAT INFORMATION THAT YOU’RE TAKING INFORMATION THAT YOU’RE TAKING INTO YOUR OFFICE ABOUT NEW YORK INTO YOUR OFFICE ABOUT NEW YORK CITY, WHICH LOOKS LIKE IT’S CITY, WHICH LOOKS LIKE IT’S GOING TO BE GROUND ZERO? GOING TO BE GROUND ZERO? THE EPICENTER OF THE CRISIS, AS THE EPICENTER OF THE CRISIS, AS IT HITS THE UNITED STATES IT HITS THE UNITED STATES ON PAR WITH ITALY, MAYBE WORSE ON PAR WITH ITALY, MAYBE WORSE

POTENTIALLY A WEEK AWAY FROM POTENTIALLY A WEEK AWAY FROM BEING COMPLETELY OVERCROWDED, BEING COMPLETELY OVERCROWDED, AND ALREADY STORIES COMING OUT AND ALREADY STORIES COMING OUT OF HOSPITALS THAT ARE REALLY, OF HOSPITALS THAT ARE REALLY, QUITE FRANKLY, HARD TO HEAR AT QUITE FRANKLY, HARD TO HEAR AT THIS POINT THIS POINT IT JUST — MANY ARE VERY SHOCKED IT JUST — MANY ARE VERY SHOCKED THAT WE ARE SO LACKING IN OUR THAT WE ARE SO LACKING IN OUR ABILITY TO KEEP UP WITH THE ABILITY TO KEEP UP WITH THE DEMAND AND THE NEED FOR HELP DEMAND AND THE NEED FOR HELP THAT IS OUT THERE THAT IS OUT THERE IS THERE ANYTHING MORE THE IS THERE ANYTHING MORE THE PRESIDENT CAN DO, THAT PRESIDENT CAN DO, THAT WASHINGTON CAN DO, TO HELP NEW WASHINGTON CAN DO, TO HELP NEW YORK GET OUT OF THIS SITUATION? YORK GET OUT OF THIS SITUATION? >> YES, THERE IS

>> YES, THERE IS THE PRESIDENT SHOULD IMPLEMENT THE PRESIDENT SHOULD IMPLEMENT THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT I CALLED HIM I CALLED HIM

I WAS SO — FEELING SO URGENT I WAS SO — FEELING SO URGENT ABOUT THIS, HAVING TALKED TO SO ABOUT THIS, HAVING TALKED TO SO MANY MANY I TALKED TO HEADS OF MANY NEW I TALKED TO HEADS OF MANY NEW YORK HOSPITALS, I TALKED TO THED YORK HOSPITALS, I TALKED TO THED OF THE NURSES UNION IN NEW YORK, OF THE NURSES UNION IN NEW YORK, THINGS LIKE THAT THINGS LIKE THAT AND THE PRESIDENT SHOULD ENACT AND THE PRESIDENT SHOULD ENACT THE DPA AND COMMAND CERTAIN THE DPA AND COMMAND CERTAIN FACTORIES, WHICH WAS DONE DURING FACTORIES, WHICH WAS DONE DURING WORLD WAR II, KOREAN WAR, TO WORLD WAR II, KOREAN WAR, TO MAKE THINGS THAT WE NEED

MAKE THINGS THAT WE NEED HE’S NOT DOING THAT HE’S NOT DOING THAT >> SENATOR, WHY WON’T HE? >> SENATOR, WHY WON’T HE? WE DON’T UNDERSTAND WE DON’T UNDERSTAND

>> I DON’T KNOW >> I DON’T KNOW ME EITHER ME EITHER >> WHY WON’T HE DO IT? >> WHY WON’T HE DO IT? THIS IS SIMPLE

THIS IS SIMPLE >> HERE IS MY EXPERIENCE >> HERE IS MY EXPERIENCE I CALLED HIM ABOUT A QUARTER OF I CALLED HIM ABOUT A QUARTER OF 12:00 A FEW NIGHTS AGO AND 12:00 A FEW NIGHTS AGO AND SAID — OH, NO, 11:00 IN THE SAID — OH, NO, 11:00 IN THE MORNING MORNING

THE DAYS AND NIGHTS ALL RUN INTO THE DAYS AND NIGHTS ALL RUN INTO EACH OTHER EACH OTHER ABOUT 11:00 IN THE MORNING, I ABOUT 11:00 IN THE MORNING, I SAID MR PRESIDENT, YOU OUGHT TO SAID MR PRESIDENT, YOU OUGHT TO IMPLEMENT THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION IMPLEMENT THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT

ACT JUST IMPLEMENT IT JUST IMPLEMENT IT HE SAID YES, I WILL HE SAID YES, I WILL

I WASN’T THERE I WASN’T THERE HE MUST HAVE BEEN IN THE OVAL HE MUST HAVE BEEN IN THE OVAL OFFICE OFFICE HE SCREAMS OUT TO SOMEONE, GET HE SCREAMS OUT TO SOMEONE, GET THE DPA IMPLEMENTED

THE DPA IMPLEMENTED BY THE AFTERNOON, HE HAD BACK BY THE AFTERNOON, HE HAD BACK AUFD AUFD I CAN’T FIGURE IT OUT I CAN’T FIGURE IT OUT

THIS IS SOMETHING WE DESPERATELY THIS IS SOMETHING WE DESPERATELY NEED NEED IF YOU TALK TO OUR NEW YORK IF YOU TALK TO OUR NEW YORK HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, THEY’RE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, THEY’RE DESPERATE FOR VENTILATORS, FOR DESPERATE FOR VENTILATORS, FOR PPE EQUIPMENT PPE EQUIPMENT SOME PLACES, THEY DON’T EVEN SOME PLACES, THEY DON’T EVEN HAVE ENOUGH SWABS TO DO THE HAVE ENOUGH SWABS TO DO THE TESTS, BECAUSE THEY’RE NOW TESTS, BECAUSE THEY’RE NOW GETTING MORE OF THE TESTS

GETTING MORE OF THE TESTS THIS IS INEXPLICABLE IS THE WORD THIS IS INEXPLICABLE IS THE WORD I WOULD USE I WOULD USE >> IS THE MATH AS SIMPLE AS >> IS THE MATH AS SIMPLE AS THIS, IF THE PRESIDENT WOULD THIS, IF THE PRESIDENT WOULD ACTUALLY ENACT IT AND FOCUS ACTUALLY ENACT IT AND FOCUS MOBILIZING EQUIPMENT AND MOBILIZING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES GETTING TO NEW YORK, SUPPLIES GETTING TO NEW YORK, LESS PEOPLE WOULD DIE AND EVERY LESS PEOPLE WOULD DIE AND EVERY DAY THAT HE WAITS MORE PEOPLE DAY THAT HE WAITS MORE PEOPLE WILL DIE BECAUSE SUPPLIES WILL WILL DIE BECAUSE SUPPLIES WILL NOT GET THERE AS FAST? NOT GET THERE AS FAST? IS THAT THE BOTTOM LINE? IS THAT THE BOTTOM LINE? >> HE SHOULD CERTAINLY DO THIS >> HE SHOULD CERTAINLY DO THIS

NOW, WE HAVE THE SECOND BEST NOW, WE HAVE THE SECOND BEST ALTERNATIVE ALTERNATIVE ALL OUR HOSPITALS AND OUR HEALTH ALL OUR HOSPITALS AND OUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS THROUGHOUT THE CARE PROVIDERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY WILL HAVE LARGE AMOUNTS COUNTRY WILL HAVE LARGE AMOUNTS OF DOLLARS, AND THAT WILL OF DOLLARS, AND THAT WILL INSPIRE COMPANIES TO START INSPIRE COMPANIES TO START RAMPING UP PRODUCTION OF THINGS RAMPING UP PRODUCTION OF THINGS LIKE MASKS, LIKE NASAL SWABS, LIKE MASKS, LIKE NASAL SWABS, LIKE TESTS, AND LIKE LIKE TESTS, AND LIKE VENTILATORS VENTILATORS BUT IT WOULD BE BEST IF THE BUT IT WOULD BE BEST IF THE PRESIDENT WOULD DO IT

PRESIDENT WOULD DO IT THAT’S FOR SURE THAT’S FOR SURE >> NEW YORK NEEDS IT NOW >> NEW YORK NEEDS IT NOW

NEW YORK CITY NEEDS IT NOW NEW YORK CITY NEEDS IT NOW NOT, YOU KNOW, RAMP UP SUPPLIES, NOT, YOU KNOW, RAMP UP SUPPLIES, WAIT A FEW WEEKS FOR THE WAIT A FEW WEEKS FOR THE PRODUCTION — PRODUCTION — >> I COULDN’T AGREE MORE >> I COULDN’T AGREE MORE >> AND THEN LOOK AT DELIVERIES

>> AND THEN LOOK AT DELIVERIES WE’RE TALKING ABOUT TODAY WE’RE TALKING ABOUT TODAY >> AS I SAID, I FEEL YOUR >> AS I SAID, I FEEL YOUR ANGUISH ANGUISH

I TALKED TO PEOPLE IN THIS I TALKED TO PEOPLE IN THIS SITUATION SITUATION I JUST CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHY THE I JUST CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHY THE PRESIDENT DOESN’T DO IT PRESIDENT DOESN’T DO IT I CAN’T UNDERSTAND IT

I CAN’T UNDERSTAND IT >> IT REALLY IS SHOCKING >> IT REALLY IS SHOCKING IT’S INEXPLICABLE IT’S INEXPLICABLE

SENATOR, WE HAVE ONE MORE SENATOR, WE HAVE ONE MORE QUESTION FOR YOU QUESTION FOR YOU JONATHAN LEMIRE WITH THE JONATHAN LEMIRE WITH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WOULD LIKE TO ASSOCIATED PRESS WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOU A QUESTION ASK YOU A QUESTION >> HI, SENATOR

>> HI, SENATOR I KNOW THIS IS JUST NOW I KNOW THIS IS JUST NOW COMPLETED COMPLETED IT STILL HAS TO GO TO THE HOUSE IT STILL HAS TO GO TO THE HOUSE FOR A VOTE FOR A VOTE

WE’LL SEE THE TIMELINE ROLLED WE’LL SEE THE TIMELINE ROLLED OUT IN THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS OUT IN THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS THERE’S ALREADY TALK THIS WON’T THERE’S ALREADY TALK THIS WON’T BE ENOUGH BE ENOUGH HOW WILL YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUES HOW WILL YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUES MAKE THE DECISION, WHEN WILL YOU MAKE THE DECISION, WHEN WILL YOU MAKE THE DECISION, AS TO WHEN MAKE THE DECISION, AS TO WHEN YOU HAVE TO RECONVENE TO FIGURE YOU HAVE TO RECONVENE TO FIGURE OUT THE NEXT STIMULUS PACKAGE IF OUT THE NEXT STIMULUS PACKAGE IF INDEED THIS DRAGS OUT FOR WEEKS INDEED THIS DRAGS OUT FOR WEEKS AND MONTHS? AND MONTHS? >> LOOK, THIS IS A BIG, BOLD >> LOOK, THIS IS A BIG, BOLD PACKAGE

PACKAGE $2 TRILLION $2 TRILLION THAT’S ABOUT AS MUCH, A LITTLE THAT’S ABOUT AS MUCH, A LITTLE MORE THAN THE ACTUAL WHOLE MORE THAN THE ACTUAL WHOLE FEDERAL BUDGET FEDERAL BUDGET

AND IT COVERS LARGE AREAS AND IT COVERS LARGE AREAS I HAVE ONLY BEEN ABLE TO MENTION I HAVE ONLY BEEN ABLE TO MENTION A FEW A FEW THE FIVE I MENTIONED ON THIS THE FIVE I MENTIONED ON THIS BRIEF TIME WE HAVE

BRIEF TIME WE HAVE BUT INEVITABLY, THERE ARE GOING BUT INEVITABLY, THERE ARE GOING TO BE NEW PROBLEMS THAT COME UP TO BE NEW PROBLEMS THAT COME UP INEVITABLY, THERE ARE GOING TO INEVITABLY, THERE ARE GOING TO BE NEW THINGS WE HAVE TO DO BE NEW THINGS WE HAVE TO DO

AND ONE OF THE GREAT ANXIETY AND ONE OF THE GREAT ANXIETY CAUSING PARTS OF THIS CRISIS IS CAUSING PARTS OF THIS CRISIS IS WE DON’T KNOW THE FUTURE WE DON’T KNOW THE FUTURE WE DON’T KNOW ENOUGH WE DON’T KNOW ENOUGH I JUST ASKED A WELL-KNOWN DOCTOR I JUST ASKED A WELL-KNOWN DOCTOR FRIEND OF MINE — NOT FRIEND OF MINE — NOT WELL-KNOWN, BUT WELL WELL-KNOWN, BUT WELL ESTABLISHED, AND I SAID DO YOU ESTABLISHED, AND I SAID DO YOU ESTABLISH IMMUNITY AFTER YOU GET ESTABLISH IMMUNITY AFTER YOU GET IT ONCE? IT ONCE? HE SAID WE DON’T KNOW YET

HE SAID WE DON’T KNOW YET AS WELL AS ISOLATION AS WELL AS ISOLATION WE NEW YORKERS LOVE TO BE WE NEW YORKERS LOVE TO BE TOGETHER, AND WE HAVE TO BE TOGETHER, AND WE HAVE TO BE SEPARATED, AS YOU MENTIONED SEPARATED, AS YOU MENTIONED

SO I THINK THE ODDS ARE HIGH SO I THINK THE ODDS ARE HIGH WE’RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO WE’RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO SOMETHING AGAIN SOMETHING AGAIN WE HAVE TO SEE IN THE NEXT FEW WE HAVE TO SEE IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS WHAT OTHER PROBLEMS WEEKS WHAT OTHER PROBLEMS HAVEN’T BEEN SOLVED HAVEN’T BEEN SOLVED THIS BILL IS A GOOD BILL

THIS BILL IS A GOOD BILL IT DOESN’T HAVE EVERYTHING I IT DOESN’T HAVE EVERYTHING I WOULD LIKE IN IT, AND THERE ARE WOULD LIKE IN IT, AND THERE ARE A FEW THINGS IN IT I DON’T LIKE, A FEW THINGS IN IT I DON’T LIKE, BUT OVERALL, WE NEED IT AND NEED BUT OVERALL, WE NEED IT AND NEED IT FAST IT FAST IT’S BIG, BOLD, QUICK RELIEF FOR IT’S BIG, BOLD, QUICK RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM AND THE AMERICAN WORKER AND THE AMERICAN WORKER

WORKERS FIRST HAS BEEN THE NAME WORKERS FIRST HAS BEEN THE NAME OF OUR PROPOSAL, WHICH IS NOW IN OF OUR PROPOSAL, WHICH IS NOW IN LARGE PARTS IN THE BILL WE’RE LARGE PARTS IN THE BILL WE’RE VOTING ON TODAY VOTING ON TODAY >> ALL RIGHT >> ALL RIGHT >> SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER, THANK >> SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER, THANK YOU

YOU >> SENATOR, THANK YOU >> SENATOR, THANK YOU A PLAN FOR HOSPITALS AND A PLAN FOR HOSPITALS AND WORKERS WORKERS

THANK YOU SO MUCH, AND THANK YOU

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