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>>> HOUSE IS NOW CONSIDERING AN >>> HOUSE IS NOW CONSIDERING AN EMERGENCY AID PACKAGE FOR EMERGENCY AID PACKAGE FOR AMERICANS AFFECTED BY AMERICANS AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS CORONAVIRUS

INCLUDE THINGS LIKE PAID SICK INCLUDE THINGS LIKE PAID SICK LEAVE, FREE TESTING AND HELP FOR LEAVE, FREE TESTING AND HELP FOR FOOD PROGRAMS FOOD PROGRAMS THEY SAID THEY WOULD NOT PASS THEY SAID THEY WOULD NOT PASS EMERGENCY LEGISLATION UNTIL EMERGENCY LEGISLATION UNTIL AFTER THE RECESS AFTER THE RECESS OMAR ALEXANDER TOLD REPORTERS OMAR ALEXANDER TOLD REPORTERS QUOTE THE SENATE WILL ACT WHEN QUOTE THE SENATE WILL ACT WHEN WE COME BACK, WE HAVE A CLEAR WE COME BACK, WE HAVE A CLEAR IDEA OF WHAT EXTRA STEPS WE NEED IDEA OF WHAT EXTRA STEPS WE NEED TO TAKE

TO TAKE GIVEN THE RATE OF EPIDEMIC GIVEN THE RATE OF EPIDEMIC GROWTH THAT IS DERANGED GROWTH THAT IS DERANGED THAT’S DAYS FROM NOW THAT’S DAYS FROM NOW

THEN HOURS LATER MITCH MCCONNELL THEN HOURS LATER MITCH MCCONNELL WAS FORCED TO WALK BACK AND WAS FORCED TO WALK BACK AND CANCEL THE RECESS TO WORK ON CANCEL THE RECESS TO WORK ON PASSING BIPARTISAN LIGEGISLATION PASSING BIPARTISAN LIGEGISLATION THE HOUSEWORKS OUT A BILL THE HOUSEWORKS OUT A BILL HERE WITH ME NOW A SENATOR HERE WITH ME NOW A SENATOR DEMOCRAT OF OREGON DEMOCRAT OF OREGON LET ME FIRST START IN YOUR STATE LET ME FIRST START IN YOUR STATE HOW THINGS ARE THERE AND WHAT HOW THINGS ARE THERE AND WHAT YOU’RE HEARING ABOUT WHAT THE YOU’RE HEARING ABOUT WHAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE DOING

DOING >> WELL, ABSOLUTELY >> WELL, ABSOLUTELY THINGS ARE GETTING WORSE THINGS ARE GETTING WORSE

WE HAD ABOUT TEN ADDITIONAL WE HAD ABOUT TEN ADDITIONAL CASES IN THE LAST TWO DAYS AND CASES IN THE LAST TWO DAYS AND OBVIOUSLY A LOT OF CONCERN OBVIOUSLY A LOT OF CONCERN A COUPLE OF THOSE CASES ARE IN A A COUPLE OF THOSE CASES ARE IN A VETERAN’S HOME SO YOU SEE A VETERAN’S HOME SO YOU SEE A VULNERABLE POPULATION THAT MIGHT VULNERABLE POPULATION THAT MIGHT SUFFER A SEVERE IMPACT SUFFER A SEVERE IMPACT ONE OF THE BIG FAILURES IS THE ONE OF THE BIG FAILURES IS THE TESTING OPERATION AND JUST TO TESTING OPERATION AND JUST TO GIVE SOME SENSE OF COMPARISON, GIVE SOME SENSE OF COMPARISON, AS OF A COUPLE DAYS AGO, WE HAD AS OF A COUPLE DAYS AGO, WE HAD TESTED FIVE OUT OF EVERY MILLION TESTED FIVE OUT OF EVERY MILLION AMERICANS WHILE SOUTH KOREA HAD AMERICANS WHILE SOUTH KOREA HAD TESTED CLOSE TO 4,000 OUT OF TESTED CLOSE TO 4,000 OUT OF EVERY MILLION SOUTH KOREANS

EVERY MILLION SOUTH KOREANS AND THAT LACK OF TESTING MEANS AND THAT LACK OF TESTING MEANS WE DON’T HAVE A FIRM GRIP ON THE WE DON’T HAVE A FIRM GRIP ON THE SPREAD OF THIS DISEASE AMONG THE SPREAD OF THIS DISEASE AMONG THE POPULATION POPULATION IT ALSO MEANS THAT PEOPLE WHO IT ALSO MEANS THAT PEOPLE WHO WANT TO GET TESTED CAN’T GET WANT TO GET TESTED CAN’T GET TESTED TESTED

THERE ARE DOCTORS THAT ARE THERE ARE DOCTORS THAT ARE TELLING THEM JUST STAY HOME AND TELLING THEM JUST STAY HOME AND LET US KNOW IF THE SYMPTOMS LET US KNOW IF THE SYMPTOMS BECOME WORSE OR HAVE AN BECOME WORSE OR HAVE AN APPOINTMENT ONE OR TWO WEEKS APPOINTMENT ONE OR TWO WEEKS FROM NOW WHEN WE HAVE TIME FROM NOW WHEN WE HAVE TIME THAT SYSTEM DOESN’T WORK THAT SYSTEM DOESN’T WORK SO WHAT WE HEARD TODAY FROM SO WHAT WE HEARD TODAY FROM SCIENTISTS IN THE ADMINISTRATION SCIENTISTS IN THE ADMINISTRATION WAS WE NEED A WHOLE NEW STRATEGY WAS WE NEED A WHOLE NEW STRATEGY FOR TESTING BASED MORE ON WHAT FOR TESTING BASED MORE ON WHAT SOUTH KOREA HAS DONE AND THAT IS SOUTH KOREA HAS DONE AND THAT IS TO HAVE PEOPLE BE ABLE TO GO TO HAVE PEOPLE BE ABLE TO GO DIRECTLY TO A DRIVE UP TEST DIRECTLY TO A DRIVE UP TEST SITE, GET THEIR TEST, GET THEIR SITE, GET THEIR TEST, GET THEIR RESULTS WITHIN A DAY, NOT HAVE RESULTS WITHIN A DAY, NOT HAVE TO GO THROUGH A LENGTHY PROCESS TO GO THROUGH A LENGTHY PROCESS AT A DOCTOR’S OFFICE

AT A DOCTOR’S OFFICE >> YOU TWEETED SOMETHING ABOUT >> YOU TWEETED SOMETHING ABOUT SOMETHING THE GOVERNOR OF YOUR SOMETHING THE GOVERNOR OF YOUR STATE, GOVERNOR BROWN HAD ASKED STATE, GOVERNOR BROWN HAD ASKED NINE DAYS AGO YOU TWEETED OREGON NINE DAYS AGO YOU TWEETED OREGON GOVERNOR BROWN WROTE TO THE VICE GOVERNOR BROWN WROTE TO THE VICE PRESIDENT URGENTLY REQUESTING PRESIDENT URGENTLY REQUESTING MASKS, GOWNS AND EQUIPMENT TO MASKS, GOWNS AND EQUIPMENT TO CONTAIN CORONAVIRUS CONTAIN CORONAVIRUS NOT ONLY HAVE OREGON NOT RECEIVE NOT ONLY HAVE OREGON NOT RECEIVE THAT EQUIPMENT BUT NO RESPONSE THAT EQUIPMENT BUT NO RESPONSE

IS THAT TRUE? IS THAT TRUE? >> THAT IS CORRECT AND SO WHEN I >> THAT IS CORRECT AND SO WHEN I HEARD ABOUT THAT LAST NIGHT, I HEARD ABOUT THAT LAST NIGHT, I MADE IT THE FIRST QUESTION THIS MADE IT THE FIRST QUESTION THIS MORNING MORNING THEY HAD SENT A REQUEST ON MARCH THEY HAD SENT A REQUEST ON MARCH 3rd FOLLOWED UP ON MARCH 5th, 3rd FOLLOWED UP ON MARCH 5th, HEARD NOTHING OF COURSE THIS IS HEARD NOTHING OF COURSE THIS IS MARCH 12th, A WEEK LATER AS A MARCH 12th, A WEEK LATER AS A RESULT OF RAISING IT, WE GOT IT RESULT OF RAISING IT, WE GOT IT INTO THE RIGHT HANDS OF THE INTO THE RIGHT HANDS OF THE RIGHT PERSON AT HHS RIGHT PERSON AT HHS THEY’VE NOW CONNECTED WITH THE THEY’VE NOW CONNECTED WITH THE STRATEGIC SUPPLY AND HOPEFULLY STRATEGIC SUPPLY AND HOPEFULLY BY TOMORROW MORNING WE’LL KNOW BY TOMORROW MORNING WE’LL KNOW WHETHER OR NOT THEY ARE ABLE TO WHETHER OR NOT THEY ARE ABLE TO HELP OREGON OUT

HELP OREGON OUT WE HAVE AN URGENT NEED IN OREGON WE HAVE AN URGENT NEED IN OREGON FOR MASKS, FOR CLOTHING, AND FOR FOR MASKS, FOR CLOTHING, AND FOR GLOVES AND NOW THEY ARE GLOVES AND NOW THEY ARE REQUESTING US TO BE IN THE RIGHT REQUESTING US TO BE IN THE RIGHT PLACE PLACE IT WAS IN FACT SOMEHOW IT GOT IT WAS IN FACT SOMEHOW IT GOT LOST IN THE BUREAUCRACY LOST IN THE BUREAUCRACY

>> THE HOUSE RIGHT NOW IS TRYING >> THE HOUSE RIGHT NOW IS TRYING TO WORK OUT THE DETAILS OF THIS TO WORK OUT THE DETAILS OF THIS DEAL DEAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, FOOD UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, FOOD SECURITY, MANDATED FREE TESTING, SECURITY, MANDATED FREE TESTING, PAID SICK LEAVE, ALL THESE ARE PAID SICK LEAVE, ALL THESE ARE SORT OF PARTS OF THAT PACKAGE SORT OF PARTS OF THAT PACKAGE MCCONNELL BASICALLY HIS ALLIES MCCONNELL BASICALLY HIS ALLIES DECLARED IT DEAD ON ARRIVAL AND DECLARED IT DEAD ON ARRIVAL AND SENT THE SENATE HOME

SENT THE SENATE HOME WHAT DO YOU THINK? WHAT DO YOU THINK? >> I THINK IT’S ABSOLUTELY >> I THINK IT’S ABSOLUTELY CRAZY CRAZY THIS HOUSE BILL IS FAMILY THIS HOUSE BILL IS FAMILY FOCUSED FOCUSED

IT SAYS LISTEN, THE TESTS ARE IT SAYS LISTEN, THE TESTS ARE GOING TO BE FREE SO GET TESTED GOING TO BE FREE SO GET TESTED IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE SIGNIFICANT SYMPTOMS OF THIS SIGNIFICANT SYMPTOMS OF THIS DISEASE, WHICH ARE A COUGH OR A DISEASE, WHICH ARE A COUGH OR A FEVER AND ACHING, THOSE THREE FEVER AND ACHING, THOSE THREE THINGS AND IF YOU GET TESTED, THINGS AND IF YOU GET TESTED, THEN YOU WILL KNOW WHETHER YOU THEN YOU WILL KNOW WHETHER YOU NEED TO TAKE YOURSELF OUT OF NEED TO TAKE YOURSELF OUT OF ACTION, SELF-QUARANTINE IF YOU ACTION, SELF-QUARANTINE IF YOU WILL FOR 14 DAYS AND YOU WILL BE WILL FOR 14 DAYS AND YOU WILL BE MOTIVATED BUT YOU’RE GOING TO MOTIVATED BUT YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE YOUR PAY LOSE YOUR PAY WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THERE IS WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THERE IS NATIONAL SICK LEAVE SO THAT YOU NATIONAL SICK LEAVE SO THAT YOU CAN AFFORD TO STAY HOME CAN AFFORD TO STAY HOME WE KNOW FOLKS ARE GOING TO GO TO WE KNOW FOLKS ARE GOING TO GO TO WORK TO MAKE THEIR MORTGAGE OR WORK TO MAKE THEIR MORTGAGE OR RENT OR UTILITIES IF THEY’RE NOT RENT OR UTILITIES IF THEY’RE NOT GETTING PAID

GETTING PAID AND THIS LOOKS AT OTHERISH ISSUE AND THIS LOOKS AT OTHERISH ISSUE LIKE PROVIDING FOOD TO FAMILIES LIKE PROVIDING FOOD TO FAMILIES IN NEED IN NEED >> ONE QUESTION >> ONE QUESTION

I WANT TO JUMP IN ON PAID SICK I WANT TO JUMP IN ON PAID SICK LEAVE LEAVE MY UNDERSTANDING IS IT’S A MY UNDERSTANDING IS IT’S A MANDATE FOR PAID SICK LEAVE FOR MANDATE FOR PAID SICK LEAVE FOR EMPLOYERS OVER 500, WHICH I EMPLOYERS OVER 500, WHICH I THINK MAKES GOOD POLICY BUT IT THINK MAKES GOOD POLICY BUT IT DOES SEEM TO BE AN ARGUMENT AT A DOES SEEM TO BE AN ARGUMENT AT A TIME WHEN EVERY BUSINESS IN TIME WHEN EVERY BUSINESS IN AMERICA IS GOING TO BE CASH AMERICA IS GOING TO BE CASH CRUNCHED, SHOULDN’T THE CRUNCHED, SHOULDN’T THE GOVERNMENT PAY FOR THAT? GOVERNMENT PAY FOR THAT? >> I ABSOLUTELY AGREE WITH THAT >> I ABSOLUTELY AGREE WITH THAT THAT’S A DISCUSSION ON THE THAT’S A DISCUSSION ON THE SENATE SIDE AND SUGGESTION I PUT SENATE SIDE AND SUGGESTION I PUT FORWARD WITH MY CAUCUS IF WE CAN FORWARD WITH MY CAUCUS IF WE CAN MODIFY THAT THE GOVERNMENT MODIFY THAT THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD PICK UP THE COST

SHOULD PICK UP THE COST WE WILL SPEND MONEY TO STIMULATE WE WILL SPEND MONEY TO STIMULATE THE ECONOMY DURING THIS MOMENT THE ECONOMY DURING THIS MOMENT THAT’S A WAY TO DO IT THAT HELPS THAT’S A WAY TO DO IT THAT HELPS THE FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES THE FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES

>> IN TERMS OF THE TIMING HERE, >> IN TERMS OF THE TIMING HERE, I’M NOT TRYING TO SOUND ABSURD I’M NOT TRYING TO SOUND ABSURD BUT HOW IS IT POSSIBLE THAT — I BUT HOW IS IT POSSIBLE THAT — I MEAN, EVERY 24 HOURS CHANGES THE MEAN, EVERY 24 HOURS CHANGES THE SITUATION SITUATION WE’RE WALKING UP AN EXPONENTIAL WE’RE WALKING UP AN EXPONENTIAL CURVE CURVE IS THE SENATE GOING TO CHILL FOR IS THE SENATE GOING TO CHILL FOR THREE DAYS? THREE DAYS? I DON’T UNDERSTAND HOW YOU’RE I DON’T UNDERSTAND HOW YOU’RE GOING HOME

GOING HOME >> NO, THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE >> NO, THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE IT ABSOLUTELY — IT’S INSANE IT ABSOLUTELY — IT’S INSANE THAT WE’RE LEAVING DC

AT THIS THAT WE’RE LEAVING DC AT THIS MOMENT MOMENT HERE WE WERE SAY A DAY AND A HERE WE WERE SAY A DAY AND A HALF AGO TALKING ABOUT 14 CASES HALF AGO TALKING ABOUT 14 CASES IN OREGON

IN OREGON NOW WE HAVE 24 NOW WE HAVE 24 NOW WE HAVE AN INFECTION THAT’S NOW WE HAVE AN INFECTION THAT’S INSIDE A RETIREMENT HOME FOR INSIDE A RETIREMENT HOME FOR VETERANS VETERANS

THINGS ARE UNFOLDING SO FAST IN THINGS ARE UNFOLDING SO FAST IN EVERY PART OF THE COUNTRY, EACH EVERY PART OF THE COUNTRY, EACH DAY FEELS LIKE 15 MAJOR DAY FEELS LIKE 15 MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS OCCUR THAT SHOULD ANNOUNCEMENTS OCCUR THAT SHOULD AFFECT OUR URGENCY AND THE AFFECT OUR URGENCY AND THE POLICY AND MITCH MCCONNELL IS POLICY AND MITCH MCCONNELL IS SITTING ON HIS HANDS FOR THREE SITTING ON HIS HANDS FOR THREE DAYS DAYS IT’S UNBELIEVABLE

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