PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 74
(Senate - April 20, 2020)

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                      PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

  Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, it has now been 4 days since the 
Paycheck Protection Program ran out of money. Republicans have been 
trying to secure more funding for this critical program for a week and 
a half now. At this hour, our Democratic colleagues are still 
prolonging their discussions with the administration, so the Senate 
regretfully will not be able to pass more funding for Americans' 
paychecks today.
  However, since this is so urgent, I have asked that the Senate meet 
again tomorrow in a new session that was not previously scheduled, and 
the Democratic leader has agreed to my request.
  Colleagues, it is past time--past time--to get this done for the 
country.
  Mr. President, if I may, the Senator desires to speak for a few 
minutes.
  The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Senator from Washington is 
recognized.

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