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DEMANDING HERE IS MITCH McCONNELL

HERE IS MITCH McCONNELL >> BUT THAT WASHINGTON DRAMA >> BUT THAT WASHINGTON DRAMA DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE

THE SENATE IS GOING TO STAND THE SENATE IS GOING TO STAND TOGETHER, ACT TOGETHER AND PASS TOGETHER, ACT TOGETHER AND PASS THIS HISTORIC RELIEF PACKAGE THIS HISTORIC RELIEF PACKAGE TODAY TODAY STRUGGLING AMERICANS ARE GOING STRUGGLING AMERICANS ARE GOING TO GO TO THEIR MAILBOXES AND TO GO TO THEIR MAILBOXES AND FIND FOUR-FIGURED CHECKS TO HELP FIND FOUR-FIGURED CHECKS TO HELP WITH THEIR BILLS WITH THEIR BILLS WHY? WHY? BECAUSE THE SENATE STEPPED UP BECAUSE THE SENATE STEPPED UP MANY AMERICAN FAMILIES WHO MANY AMERICAN FAMILIES WHO POURED EVERYTHING INTO A POURED EVERYTHING INTO A RESTAURANT OR A SHOP OR A SMALL RESTAURANT OR A SHOP OR A SMALL MANUFACTURER ARE GOING TO KEEP MANUFACTURER ARE GOING TO KEEP MAKING PAYROLL AND KEEP THEIR MAKING PAYROLL AND KEEP THEIR BUSINESSES ALIVE BECAUSE THIS BUSINESSES ALIVE BECAUSE THIS SENATE STEPPED UP

SENATE STEPPED UP HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF WORKERS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF WORKERS IN KEY SECTORS WHO MIGHT WELL IN KEY SECTORS WHO MIGHT WELL HAVE BEEN LAID OFF THROUGH NO HAVE BEEN LAID OFF THROUGH NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN WILL INSTEAD FAULT OF THEIR OWN WILL INSTEAD GET TO KEEP THEIR JOB AND GET TO KEEP THEIR JOB AND CONTINUE THEIR CAREER BECAUSE CONTINUE THEIR CAREER BECAUSE THIS SENATE STEPPED UP THIS SENATE STEPPED UP AND FOR THE HEALTH CARE HEROES AND FOR THE HEALTH CARE HEROES WHO LEAVE THEIR OWN SLEEPING WHO LEAVE THEIR OWN SLEEPING CHILDREN AND DRIVE TO THE CHILDREN AND DRIVE TO THE HOSPITAL FOR AN ALL-NIGHT SHIFT HOSPITAL FOR AN ALL-NIGHT SHIFT TO SPEND HOUR AFTER HOUR HEALING TO SPEND HOUR AFTER HOUR HEALING THE SICK, COMFORTING STRANGERS, THE SICK, COMFORTING STRANGERS, AND LITERALLY BATTLING THIS AND LITERALLY BATTLING THIS DISEASE, THERE WILL BE MORE DISEASE, THERE WILL BE MORE MASKS IN THEIR SUPPLY CLOSETS, MASKS IN THEIR SUPPLY CLOSETS, MORE FUNDING FOR THEIR HOSPITALS MORE FUNDING FOR THEIR HOSPITALS AND SOON MORE NEW TREATMENTS TO AND SOON MORE NEW TREATMENTS TO ADMINISTER TO THEIR PATIENTS, ADMINISTER TO THEIR PATIENTS, BECAUSE THIS SENATE STEPPED UP BECAUSE THIS SENATE STEPPED UP

SO TODAY, MR PRESIDENT, THE SO TODAY, MR PRESIDENT, THE SENATE WILL ACT TO HELP THE SENATE WILL ACT TO HELP THE PEOPLE OF THIS COUNTRY WEATHER PEOPLE OF THIS COUNTRY WEATHER THIS STORM THIS STORM NOBODY THINKS LEGISLATION CAN NOBODY THINKS LEGISLATION CAN END THIS

END THIS WE CANNOT OUTLAW THE VIRUS WE CANNOT OUTLAW THE VIRUS AND NO ECONOMIC POLICY COULD AND NO ECONOMIC POLICY COULD FULLY END THE HARDSHIP SO LONG FULLY END THE HARDSHIP SO LONG AS THE PUBLIC HEALTH REQUIRES AS THE PUBLIC HEALTH REQUIRES THAT WE PUT SO MUCH OF OUR THAT WE PUT SO MUCH OF OUR NATION’S COMMERCE ON ICE NATION’S COMMERCE ON ICE

THIS IS NOT EVEN A STIMULUS THIS IS NOT EVEN A STIMULUS PACKAGE PACKAGE IT IS EMERGENCY RELIEF IT IS EMERGENCY RELIEF EMERGENCY RELIEF, THAT’S WHAT EMERGENCY RELIEF, THAT’S WHAT THIS IS

THIS IS NO, THIS FIGHT IS NOT GOING TO NO, THIS FIGHT IS NOT GOING TO BE WON OR LOST IN WASHINGTON BE WON OR LOST IN WASHINGTON IT’S THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WHO IT’S THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WHO WILL BEAT THIS VIRUS WILL BEAT THIS VIRUS

AMERICANS WILL KEEP MAKING AMERICANS WILL KEEP MAKING SACRIFICES TO SLOW DOWN THE SACRIFICES TO SLOW DOWN THE SPREAD SPREAD AMERICANS WILL KEEP PITCHING IN AMERICANS WILL KEEP PITCHING IN AND LOOKING AFTER EACH OTHER AND LOOKING AFTER EACH OTHER AMERICANS WILL KEEP FINDING

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