PoliticsWednesday 10.19.22

Rep. Val Demings takes a shot at Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) for arguing against pandemic relief funds.

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Representative Val Demings, a Democrat from Florida, took a shot at Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, for arguing against pandemic relief funds during the Florida Senate debate.

DEMINGS: “Of course, the Senator who has never run anything at all but his mouth, would know nothing about helping people and being there for people when they are in trouble. No one planted the pandemic, but our response to it is everything. Individuals were hurting, families were hurting, businesses were hurting, we passed the CARES Act which Senators supported. There were some problems in the CARES Act with the paycheck protection program that you love to take credit for, some say it was poorly written, some say it didn't help the people that it was supposed to, didn't save the jobs that it was supposed to. There was a way to fix the problems in the PPP through the American Rescue Plan and help people that were in trouble, but you played politics Senator, and you did not do that. Your number one job as a United States Senator is to protect the health, safety, and well-being of the American people. You've been at it for 24 years.”

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