APRIL 18: Task Force Briefing [1:07:25] – Yay! I got in a great nap and have lots of energy to listen to this for all y’all.
On a per capita basis, our mortality is far lower than other nations, with the exception of Germany (if their numbers are accurate), Iran and China (whose numbers are fershure not accurate). Media says nothing but, “We have the most deaths! Orange. Man. Bad.”
The Payroll Protection Program is so successful at saving small businesses from closing for good that the $350 billion is gone. Small businesses make up about 50% of our economy.
Republicans want to pump another $250 billion into the program immediately. Democrats have been holding up the vote trying to get more pork, just like they did with the virus aid package. Continue reading