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“I believe the House will pass this bill. We want to make sure we are able to read it [first and] the final text did not come out until last night. Remember the size and the scope of how much money this is, so we will take the opportunity to read through it today [and] we will vote on Friday, tomorrow in the morning…

“For small businesses to keep people employed, that’s the key part here. And every day matters, so we want to get this done quickly.

“It’s very frustrating if you are a small business owner. That’s what I was. You are sitting around a kitchen table right now trying to make a decision [to] lay people off or not…

“What this is [is] help on the way. When this passes, you cannot only just get a loan, but if you keep paying your employees and paying your rent that portion of it is forgiven. You don’t pay it back.

“It’s the incentive to keep America working because some millions of us work in a small business [or] larger business meaning you have more than 500 employees we are going to provide you the loan guarantee but we also have a tax incentive in there where we could pay up for 50% of employees for two months. We want to keep America working…

“Let’s let this work inside America. Because I know [with] the ingenuity, the intensity, and the inspiration [of America], we can overcome this.”