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Coronavirus: Senate passes surprise extension of application deadline for PPP loans

On Point with Juandolyn Stokes

02:03 min | 4 d ago

Coronavirus: Senate passes surprise extension of application deadline for PPP loans

"About a Senate passing the legislation legislation on on on extending extending extending extending the the the the application application application application deadline deadline deadline deadline for for for for the the the the PPP PPP PPP PPP small small small small business. business. business. business. Loans Loans Loans Loans and and and and as as as as we we we we were were were sharing, it's a paycheck protection program. And why is it that they are extending the deadline because there's approximately $130 billion in unspent money? Under the Paycheck Protection program, which is actually which prompted a discussion among the lawmakers about what we're going to do with these funds. And so Senator been Garden of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Senate Small Business Committee. Said that while there needs to be another round of small business help extending the application period will delay the deadline until the Senate goes on. It's August recess with lawmakers I another Corona virus Bill. Next month, he says, Listen, the resource is actually here and so let's make sure that we put him to use. We just need to change the date. Also, Senator Marco Rubio from Florida, the chairman of the small business committee, said. That he has absolutely no objections to extending the application deadline, but that the vast majority of small business ah, that wanted to benefit from the program have already used it, even though there are some who are yet in need of it. Senator Susan Collins, who helped negotiate the initial small business sections of the March Corona virus bill said that extending the deadline would ensure That we don't see an interruption in this program while Congress negotiates another Corona virus released Bill because you know there was a major interruption with a lot of the major companies going for the money, and they were awarded the money and then wanted two weeks into it. Then you had a lot of companies, actually. Returning the money back for the PPP program.

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Global alliance formed to counter China threat amid rising tensions

Balance of Power

00:24 sec | Last month

Global alliance formed to counter China threat amid rising tensions

"A group of senior lawmakers from eight countries including the United States has formed an alliance to help counter what they say is the threat posed by China the inter parliamentary alliance on China says it will focus on what China's growing influence means for global trade security and human rights Florida Republican senator Marco Rubio New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez are among those leading the group

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Planned Parenthood Improperly Claimed $80 Million in Coronavirus-Relief Loans

Morning Edition

03:51 min | Last month

Planned Parenthood Improperly Claimed $80 Million in Coronavirus-Relief Loans

"Morning which organizations should get money from the federal government's coronavirus relief programs like many Planned Parenthood chapters around this country received funds from the paycheck protection program several Republican senators now want Planned Parenthood to return the money NPR national correspondent Jeremy cameras on the story Sarah good morning good morning Steve what did the Planned Parenthood chapters receive exactly so what we're talking about is the federal loan program under what's known as the cares act the one meant to keep small business workers on the payroll during this crisis so small businesses and small nonprofits with fewer than five hundred employees can apply for forgivable loans and it's important to note that while Planned Parenthood federation of America is a big national organization the national groups as they did not apply for these funds instead it's the local Planned Parenthood organizations that operate clinics around the country that received the money I talked with Stephanie frame the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of southwest and central Florida she says they got a little over two million dollars mostly to cover employee paychecks economic uncertainty at that moment was profound and the two weeks while we waited for this loan we spent having some very tough conversations about what we do we didn't get a strong so it's not clear how much Planned Parenthood or its affiliated groups have applied for or received nation wide fox news has reported and some Republican senators have repeated a figure of eighty million dollars combined nationally but the small business administration which administrates these loans would only say that the agency doesn't comment on individual borrowers okay but in any case the money was loaned to these Planned Parenthood chapters loans that they may not have to pay back if they keep people on the payroll like a lot of other businesses and non profits but this particular nonprofit does work that some Republican lawmakers are ideologically opposed to what they say right a Florida senator Marco Rubio who's chairman of the Senate small business committee says that Planned Parenthood isn't eligible for these funds under the program's rules he wants the money returned immediately he wants the SBA the small business administration to investigate why and how Planned Parenthood got the money and I talked with Republican senator James Lankford of Oklahoma who's also objected to this he also wants Planned Parenthood to send the money back that's what the Los Angeles Lakers are done that's what check check is done that's where risk Chris is done so other organizations arms exposed that they should not taken the money have returned the money so that would be the reasonable thing for them to be able to beat and Lankford says because Planned Parenthood affiliates nationwide have many more than five hundred employees combined they don't qualify so Steve there's some dispute about how to interpret these rules but let's not forget there is a big political element to this I mean currently it is illegal in most cases for federal funds to pay for abortion but there is a long standing political debate about any federal funds going to Planned Parenthood because of what it has come to represent about the national debate around abortion and of course Planned Parenthood has argued they do a whole lot more than that perform abortions how is Planned Parenthood responding to the specific criticism here well they say they haven't received word from the SBA small business administration about this they only know what Republican senators are saying and what's been reported by fox which says that the SBA has sent a letter to Planned Parenthood affiliates informing them that they're not eligible for this money and instructing them to return it but again SBA isn't commenting on this are you able to figure out what the rules actually say and how they actually apply to this particular organization it's hard to say for sure Steve I talked to a few lawyers about this and I'm hearing that there is just a lot of confusion Republican senators insists Planned Parenthood doesn't qualify under the rules Planned Parenthood says each local affiliate looked at the program decided whether to apply for this paycheck support but a lot of lawyers say the rules are unclear and they've been

Rubio tapped as acting chairman of Senate Intel Committee

WBBM Early Afternoon News

00:34 sec | Last month

Rubio tapped as acting chairman of Senate Intel Committee

"Senator Marco Rubio will temporarily take over the top seed in the Senate Intel committee while the regular chair is under investigation senator and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the announcement on Monday Rubio a Republican from Florida also chairs the Senate small business committee and is the second highest ranking Republican on the Senate foreign relations committee will be is replacing north Carolina's Richard Burke who said last week that he would temporarily step aside while federal authorities investigate stock sales that he made at the start of the pandemic before the coronavirus tanked the

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Miami - Florida’s Marco Rubio Named Acting Chair Of Senate Intelligence Committee

Dave Ramsey

00:17 sec | Last month

Miami - Florida’s Marco Rubio Named Acting Chair Of Senate Intelligence Committee

"Senator Marco Rubio taking over the Senate intelligence committee Brian shook with details Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Florida Republican will serve as acting chairman and Richard Burr's absence north Carolina's per stepped down last week while the feds investigate his stock trades ahead of the

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Rubio tapped as acting chairman of Senate Intel Committee

Politics and Public Policy Today

00:20 sec | Last month

Rubio tapped as acting chairman of Senate Intel Committee

"By the way news on Capitol Hill that senator Marco Rubio will temporarily serve as the chair of the Senate intelligence committee that announcement from Republican leader Mitch McConnell the four Republicans appointment as the interim chair follows news last week that senator Richard Burr was going to step down as he faces an FBI investigation into allegations of insider stock

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Small Business Radio Show

The Small Business Radio Show

11:47 min | 3 months ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Small Business Radio Show

"And but six four months five months later when things got back to normal you went ahead and hired for people You'll be able to at the end. Show that and say look. We tried to hire people. We couldn't find good. We hire most of them back but not all of them and there's an opportunity to for them to basically say all right. What will will forgive that because we understand you made real good efforts and so there's a provision in the bill for that as well cinema this brings up a really good point because a lot of small business owners asking what happens if I've already closed my business down you know. I run a SPA. I run a bowling alley. Can I still get this loan forgiveness later? It seems like you can you can and you can. Also by the way. Go back to the people you laid off and say look. I know you've been off to two weeks. I'd like to pay you for the two weeks that I laid you off or I'd like to hire you and pay you on to have you on board so that when we start your here and that's why we think many small businesses would love to be able to pay their employees. They had the money in the bank. They don't want to let their employees but they don't have the cash it depends on the industry you know there are a lot of people out there for example that might run a restaurant where you're allowed to run take out but you're not allowed to have in dining well you can't really keep your the revenues for takeout don't make sense to justify a full payroll but now with this place You might be able to bring some people back and pay them their salaries you were paying them before. And there's also by the way unrelated to the paycheck protection program but complementary to it. There's a new tax credit right that you will receive at the end of the year For whatever monies you spend on payroll so there's another incentive as well so when things get back to normal so we've tried to create a mini incentives as possible because it's good for the worker but frankly it's also good for the small business you know it's going to be tougher. Small business to shut down. Imagine the restaurant again and all of a sudden you have to go out and hire a bunch of New People that you've never worked with before you have to train from scratch that there's startup impediment. There could cook prohibit you from starting. That's really prohibit a lot of people from starting so so we wanted to address that as well. So how soon do you? You hope that the money will start flowing to small businesses. Once they've applied to the bank will frankly theoretically okay now. Every banks can have different procedures but theoretically it should be able to flow immediately. And let's say that I'm a small business. Ten employees and I have an account with the small business division of a local bank or one of the national banks. They've already confirmed that. I'm an employer domin employer. They already did all that due diligence. Today they open my account. They already know what my payroll is. I may even be using the services they provide. There are a lot of these banks provide payroll services for Small Businesses. So for them. The confirmation is instant and by the way the banks get a wrong. They're not gonNA be held liable their health harmless to that so really. There's no reason why they couldn't immediately dispersed those funds into that account Now I can't speak for every bank and with every banks going to follow that procedure. You know what I'm increasingly comfortable with. Is that the banks particularly the bigger national ones but a lot of the community ones are going to take care of their customers of their depositors. What I'm more concerned about our what happens to the people in the small businesses that either have a banking relationship with a bank that That that that doesn't participate. And that's why there was a practice of bringing additional banks into the x and what happens to those small businesses and and independent contractors who are covered by this ten ninety nine employs who may not have a regular banking arrangement. There are people that don't use the banking system from the way they conduct their business. So you know that remains to be seen but Th- that's the one. I'm more concerned about and that's why we're trying to Treasury is doing everything possible to create an alternative ramp for additional financial servicers to to to be a part of this. If you are a sole proprietor or your independent contractor in your Gig economy can you still take advantage of this program correct and they they will begin? Applications for sole proprietors will begin April tent Which is Six days from now and and and the rationale for that is They they need to create. There's we've never done that before. So they need to create a new set of forms and guidelines. For how we're going to verify aero for in those situations but the goal here is wallace to understand the nature of our economy. You know the guy that cleans your pool the guys do your landscaping people who drive a new or these folks is kind of a new dynamic in our economy that has really taken off in the last decade. And so it's GonNa take just a little bit more work to sort of create the parameters that now that doesn't mean sole proprietor. You know there are sole proprietors who are escorts and the only employees Nature they would be treated as a that that they would. They would be treated as a business concern. We're talking about people that work on the ten ninety nine basis you know and and may not necessarily be incorporated in any way But but worked for themselves and and can show some record and that's what they're creating so that that will begin to six days and for now Friday April tenth. Now my understanding is that is part of your payroll people that get paid over one hundred thousand dollars. Don't qualify the first one hundred thousand dollars to do so only up to one hundred. Yes the first one hundred dollars the first hundred thousand dollars. So if you haven't employed that makes hundred sixty you you you can pay up to the you can pay him what you want say theoretically but but when calculate what your monthly payroll is salaries over one hundred thousand dollars they will only Take the first one hundred thousand dollars into account when determining your eligibility so I asked listeners of the program to send in questions because they knew it was going to interview so I got a couple of questions I want to ask. You one comes from Chris Keith. He said that with almost ten million Americans filing unemployment last couple of weeks. Do you foresee US doing something? Like Canada. Did with covering more costs or France with his estates were payments to Americans. American business owners. Well I think that that that really is would have to be part of a whatever we're GONNA do to recover from this and I tell people and we have some experience with this. Unfortunately because the natural disasters hurricanes one of the keys is the first phase in all this is the is the The acute phase. You know the the the what we're in right now. That's the midst of the emergency. And how can we provide people assistance in the middle of the emergency and in the immediate aftermath? The second phase after any disaster is always the recovery. And what are the monies needed to recover? What are the programs that are needed to recover and so I think it's going to be very difficult right now to speculate entirely on? What all the recovery efforts are going to have to be because I think I forgot to take a damage assessment but I think you know given what we've already done a lot of options octave and I think one of the things that gives us confidence and I would separate people compare this to two thousand seven two thousand eight and even two thousand and one. There's a big difference between two thousand seventeen thousand eight and right now in two thousand seven two thousand eight. We had a sector of our economy that make bad. Decisions almost collapsed the economy with him and asked to be saved because of their bad decisions. In this case. We're talking about businesses that were doing very well Or well that were vibrant and there were viable and the government told them you cannot open you cannot function you cannot service your clients customers. Your employees can't commend. You can't operate and so we have basically ordered Business America to shut down. And so that's a very different situation from from what we've had four and the truth of the matter is if we if we go through this crisis and collapse our economy on top of it. We're not going to be able to recover. We're not GONNA be able to do some of the basic things that we're going to need in the navy after acids this and so that's why I think a lot of options on the table and I noticed thinking already going on but we're GONNA have to wait and see and have a full assessment of what this means but I do anticipate additional release Will follow this at some point question. The Franklin Koch Ask is that you really envision wants to reactivate the economy some kind of FDR approach with the new deal where we actually put people back to work creating things or infrastructure and the government or out there in the world but look I think infrastructure spending as a jobs program is always a difficult prospect. Take into account. It's a very specialized industry. We need infrastructure spending in this country and right now we do it by borrowing money basically for free so it gives the opportunity to pay for tomorrow's projects at today's prices right. So if you allow me to pay for something that cost a lot of money in the future for less money today that makes a lot of sense And so I think that is going to be a part of something that we do But but I don't I also think that this is an economy that has long sectors. That won't do it well. And that will be given. The appropriate support can go back to doing well. Future that lead. This is different from the depression. This is different from other areas in which you had some major structural issues in the economy that created the downturn. The downturn here is entirely because the government mandates the government's basically timetable. Don't travel don't go out to eat. Don't go shopping. Don't go to work so everything stops and I think the minute you list the breaks it's not going to automatically go back to the way it was but I think you're gonNA have a lot of economic activity which you don't normally get when you're in the midst of a depression. Those businesses are there and we're just trying to keep them alive so there's something to restart I think we're all hoping for that. V-shaped recovery the final question. I WANNA ask you senator. Rubio is what's your overall message for small business during this historically tough time. I would say to them number one. They're going to be a big part of this covering cut country recovering. And it's the reason why you saw so much. Bipartisan support for this program because everybody recognizes that when you look at the just the sheer volume of jobs and the sheer number of firms. In this country that qualify small businesses they represent a vast majority and And so we can't have an economic recovery that leaves behind. I envy percent of our companies and sixty percent or so jobs and everyone recognizes that the difficulties they face right now are extraordinary and unprecedented and And they don't have. I told her I was fighting on behalf of the people who don't have lines of credit that they can draw down on for thirty days. I'm talking about people that have bank accounts they can draw on for six days. You know who basically or cash in cash out every week whose hopes and dreams have been tied to these businesses and the message. I have for them. As extraordinary bipartisan support. For the industry we had no issue whatsoever. Garnering support to help them in this effort and I don't think we're going to have an issue from a partisan perspective garnering support for them in the future of. We need to do more. This is our attempt our first attempt to do something just to help you. Keep your head above water but died. I know we need to do more. We all know we need to do more. And we're prepared to do more but when the time comes we'll send a very well. Thank you so much for helping small business owners during this very difficult time. I know we'll get through this together. Yes Sir thank you so much for having me. Thank you are you stuck? Is this year you finally grow? Your Business and make more money? During varies. Many years of running his own company he had to deal with the challenges of business just wasn't going anywhere. It was painful. Realization is business flatlined.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Small Business Radio Show

The Small Business Radio Show

08:27 min | 3 months ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Small Business Radio Show

"To say that the small business worlds in crisis is probably the understatement of the year. But now is not the time to panic. Success means coming up with a plan for your company. Close Your eyes and start by picturing the world where people rarely leave their home. What is your small business? Look like now. Has It affect your customers your employees and your vendors it's time to rethink everything you do. It's time to get your fair share of the federal stimulus package if you need help and adapting your small business in this corona economy or getting money to run your company. Please contact me at Barry at dot com or visit my website at www dot. Barry Dot Com. That's B. R. Y. M. O. Dotcom for everything you need to know about running your small business in the corona pandemic. We will get through this together. You've already upgraded your cell phone to a smart device which let's use the Internet to be more productive on the go. But what about your desk phone next? Steve is a smart business phone system in the cloud with simple setup through an Internet connection. You can soon have access to your office. Communications wherever you are stay. Seamlessly CONNECTED WITH CLIENTS IN. Stay more mobile than ever before with just one low monthly cost. Give Your Business More than just a basic desk phone visit next. Tiba DOT COM or call. Eight hundred seven nine nine zero six hundred to learn more today next. Eva. Simplifying Your Business. Communications are you stuck. Is this the year you finally grow Your Business and make more money during berries? Many years of running his own company. He had to deal with the challenges of a business. That just wasn't going anywhere. It was painful realization. His business at flatlined and had no idea how to breathe more life into it. It was especially difficult for Berry since his customers. Were not getting the service. He was so passionate about delivering second. He wasn't making any money. Finally his business with sucking the life out of him do any of these sound familiar. Your sales won't budge. In spite of your best efforts you have few new leads for customers. Coming in and existing customers are fading away. You're burned out and completely exhausted. It's no longer fun and your family suffers as well if you're one of the millions of small business owners facing these problems every year. Berry has the answer. Check OUT BERRY MOLDS DOT COM slash unstuck to subscribe to his six part video series. That's Berry malts. M L T Z DOT COM SLASH. Unstuck with various twenty-five years in small business is finally discovered the magic formula to make more profit at any company. Business Gurus make. It seem so complicated but it is really simple. The formula is p times p. e. equals p where people multiplied by process means. More profit. Learn how you can take a quantum leap in just one hundred eighty days to grow the prophet in Your Business Contact Berry at malts dot com. Stick around to get your small business unstuck more small business radio with Berry Moles now on W. Cpt Chicago's Progressive Talk. A lot of small businesses are taking the brunt of this economic shutdown. They're laying people off by the hundreds of thousands in some cases. They're losing their life savings with businesses close but the federal government passed a two trillion dollar assistance program last week with billions allocate to small business. Here talk about the programs. The federal government has helped small businesses. Is Senator Marco Rubio from Florida? Who's the chairman of the Committee on Small Business Entrepreneurship? First of all senator. Thanks for joining us. Show and how are you and your family doing during this crisis? We're all thank. You weren't doing fine where everyone's working from home and trying to get the word out as much as we can. Thank you for having insuring. But now everyone listening and and following all the experts I hope so most small business owners as you know are really suffering and they think that this two trillion dollar package is a good start but there's a lot of confusion out there as where small businesses should really start. Where do you think they really should begin in getting assistance? If they're looking for their small business well I'm GonNa tell you. Theoretically and ideally were easiest entry program and that is a bank that you already have a relationship with. Let me explain to you how it works. small business that qualifies. Meaning you may you either meet the SBA guidelines for small business or you have five hundred employees or less. It's not it's either or You go to a lender that lender be able to afford to you a grant and the amount of two hundred and fifty percent of your monthly payroll Before the crisis and before you were forced to close down or before everything started closing down and as long as you spend that money on payroll benefits rent or utilities. Those as long as you spend on a combination of those things. You won't have to pay any of it back if you decide to spend on for a different purpose it turns a year from now it turns. It doesn't become a loan into a year from now a year. From now on the books close it turns into a one percent loan I say the ideal place to go is is the bank. You already have a relationship rates. Because they've already when they opened the account. Are they already confirmed? Your Business Status already confirmed that you're a real business with a real employment identification number and so forth and And they also if you're operating accounts with them have great Have instant insight into your payroll and what it is you pay people and what it is you spend on that expense so that that. I think is going to be the fastest way for most people although there's over eight hundred banks that are preapproved to start immediately and And so hopefully people are already in that process that started yesterday on on on Friday yesterday. So we are. We hope that that process will Accelerate here and the banks will do everything possible to save their clients on their business. Will the application I looked at seems really Senate simple senator? It seems like you just gotTa Fill your name in your tax. Id Number what your payroll is what you need the money. Do you think banks going to be asking for a typical information like tax returns and personal financial statements. Now there's no reason to and in fact they're they're they're not supposed to because there's there's the banks have no skin in the game they're being paid a fee a five percent Too Long Up to three fifty and then it scales down all the way to one percents of the larger ones. They're being paid a fee to basically process paper because it's one hundred percent guaranteed by the federal government There is a They have a guaranteed buyer. If they decide they don't WANNA hold it will turns into a loan and they don't WanNa hold it so they're really they're they don't even have liability if mislead on on your form so Bottom line is the banks are basically just being used as a distribution point and being paid a fee to do it by the government so that there is no credit check. There is no underwriting. There is none of the things. Come down because this is not designed to be alone in fact the only reason why. There's a long Parisian on the back end of it is because we wanna make sure that as much of that money as possible is being spent on payroll that's why it's called the payroll protection paycheck protection program manager standing that you want seventy five percent to be spent on payroll right. Yeah theoretically obviously people could spend more but we want them to at least maintain the payroll possible now. Look there may be some instances in which you can't do that right. You can't find people to work. You're in an owner or people even if you're even if you ask them not to work you can't find people are put on payroll you're not gonna go out and find a perfect stranger that's never worked before and put him on payroll and that's why there are provisions in this on the back end mitigation so as an example. Let's say that you in the Middle East crisis tried to hire ten of choice but you can only get six of them back. The other four were gone. And you'RE NOT GONNA go out and pay some four strangers at our networks are you before A paycheck you don't even know.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Small Business Radio Show

The Small Business Radio Show

08:27 min | 3 months ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Small Business Radio Show

"To say that the small business worlds in crisis is probably the understatement of the year. But now is not the time to panic. Success means coming up with a plan for your company. Close Your eyes and start by picturing the world where people rarely leave their home. What is your small business? Look like now. Has It affect your customers your employees and your vendors it's time to rethink everything you do. It's time to get your fair share of the federal stimulus package if you need help and adapting your small business in this corona economy or getting money to run your company. Please contact me at Barry at dot com or visit my website at www dot. Barry Dot Com. That's B. R. Y. M. O. Dotcom for everything you need to know about running your small business in the corona pandemic. We will get through this together. You've already upgraded your cell phone to a smart device which let's use the Internet to be more productive on the go. But what about your desk phone next? Steve is a smart business phone system in the cloud with simple setup through an Internet connection. You can soon have access to your office. Communications wherever you are stay. Seamlessly CONNECTED WITH CLIENTS IN. Stay more mobile than ever before with just one low monthly cost. Give Your Business More than just a basic desk phone visit next. Tiba DOT COM or call. Eight hundred seven nine nine zero six hundred to learn more today next. Eva. Simplifying Your Business. Communications are you stuck. Is this the year you finally grow Your Business and make more money during berries? Many years of running his own company. He had to deal with the challenges of a business. That just wasn't going anywhere. It was painful realization. His business at flatlined and had no idea how to breathe more life into it. It was especially difficult for Berry since his customers. Were not getting the service. He was so passionate about delivering second. He wasn't making any money. Finally his business with sucking the life out of him do any of these sound familiar. Your sales won't budge. In spite of your best efforts you have few new leads for customers. Coming in and existing customers are fading away. You're burned out and completely exhausted. It's no longer fun and your family suffers as well if you're one of the millions of small business owners facing these problems every year. Berry has the answer. Check OUT BERRY MOLDS DOT COM slash unstuck to subscribe to his six part video series. That's Berry malts. M L T Z DOT COM SLASH. Unstuck with various twenty-five years in small business is finally discovered the magic formula to make more profit at any company. Business Gurus make. It seem so complicated but it is really simple. The formula is p times p. e. equals p where people multiplied by process means. More profit. Learn how you can take a quantum leap in just one hundred eighty days to grow the prophet in Your Business Contact Berry at Alz Dot Com. Stick around to get your small business unstuck more small business radio with Berry Moles now on W. Cpt Chicago's Progressive Talk. A lot of small businesses are taking the brunt of this economic shutdown. They're laying people off by the hundreds of thousands in some cases. They're losing their life savings with businesses close but the federal government passed a two trillion dollar assistance program last week with billions allocate to small business. Here talk about the programs. The federal government has helped small businesses. Is Senator Marco Rubio from Florida? Who's the chairman of the Committee on Small Business Entrepreneurship? First of all senator. Thanks for joining us. Show and how are you and your family doing during this crisis? We're all thank. You weren't doing fine where everyone's working from home and trying to get the word out as much as we can. Thank you for having insuring. But now everyone listening and and following all the experts I hope so most small business owners as you know are really suffering and they think that this two trillion dollar package is a good start but there's a lot of confusion out there as where small businesses should really start. Where do you think they really should begin in getting assistance? If they're looking for their small business well I'm GonNa tell you. Theoretically and ideally were easiest entry program and that is a bank that you already have a relationship with. Let me explain to you how it works. small business that qualifies. Meaning you may you either meet the SBA guidelines for small business or you have five hundred employees or less. It's not it's either or You go to a lender that lender be able to afford to you a grant and the amount of two hundred and fifty percent of your monthly payroll Before the crisis and before you were forced to close down or before everything started closing down and as long as you spend that money on payroll benefits rent or utilities. Those as long as you spend on a combination of those things. You won't have to pay any of it back if you decide to spend on for a different purpose it turns a year from now it turns. It doesn't become a loan into a year from now a year. From now on the books close it turns into a one percent loan I say the ideal place to go is is the bank. You already have a relationship rates. Because they've already when they opened the account. Are they already confirmed? Your Business Status already confirmed that you're a real business with a real employment identification number and so forth and And they also if you're operating accounts with them have great Have instant insight into your payroll and what it is you pay people and what it is you spend on that expense so that that. I think is going to be the fastest way for most people although there's over eight hundred banks that are preapproved to start immediately and And so hopefully people are already in that process that started yesterday on on on Friday yesterday. So we are. We hope that that process will Accelerate here and the banks will do everything possible to save their clients on their business. Will the application I looked at seems really Senate simple senator? It seems like you just gotTa Fill your name in your tax. Id Number what your payroll is what you need the money. Do you think banks going to be asking for a typical information like tax returns and personal financial statements. Now there's no reason to and in fact they're they're they're not supposed to because there's there's the banks have no skin in the game they're being paid a fee a five percent Too Long Up to three fifty and then it scales down all the way to one percents of the larger ones. They're being paid a fee to basically process paper because it's one hundred percent guaranteed by the federal government There is a They have a guaranteed buyer. If they decide they don't WANNA hold it will turns into a loan and they don't WanNa hold it so they're really they're they don't even have liability if mislead on on your form so Bottom line is the banks are basically just being used as a distribution point and being paid a fee to do it by the government so that there is no credit check. There is no underwriting. There is none of the things. Come down because this is not designed to be alone in fact the only reason why. There's a long Parisian on the back end of it is because we wanna make sure that as much of that money as possible is being spent on payroll that's why it's called the payroll protection paycheck protection program manager standing that you want seventy five percent to be spent on payroll right. Yeah theoretically obviously people could spend more but we want them to at least maintain the payroll possible now. Look there may be some instances in which you can't do that right. You can't find people to work. You're in an owner or people even if you're even if you ask them not to work you can't find people are put on payroll you're not gonna go out and find a perfect stranger that's never worked before and put him on payroll and that's why there are provisions in this on the back end mitigation so as an example. Let's say that you in the Middle East crisis tried to hire ten of choice but you can only get six of them back. The other four were gone. And you'RE NOT GONNA go out and pay some four strangers at our networks are you before A paycheck you don't even know.

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McConnell unveils economic rescue plan amid virus shutdown

AP News Radio

01:03 min | 3 months ago

McConnell unveils economic rescue plan amid virus shutdown

"The rush is on in the Senate to act on a massive economic rescue plan for people and businesses blind sided by the corona virus it's huge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's one trillion dollar proposal includes direct payments to people three hundred billion dollars in small business loans to keep people on the job at two hundred eight billion dollars in loans to airlines and other industries Florida Republican senator Marco Rubio says the Senate has to act we have a chance to do our part to instill at least a little bit of confidence and a time of extraordinary uncertainty Senate democratic leader Chuck Schumer is demanding any unemployment benefits be at full pay a full amount of the wages that workers are not being paid the proposal includes permanent liability protection for the manufacturers of respirators and other desperately needed medical gear for consumers it puts into law the commitment from insurers a corona virus tests will be cost free and no cost coverage of coronavirus vaccines to McGuire Washington

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Speaks About The Corona virus  And Election  Security

Brian Kilmeade

08:35 min | 4 months ago

Senator Marsha Blackburn Speaks About The Corona virus And Election Security

"So much what a pivot to to a senator Marsha Blackburn who is joining us and she is a Republican from Tennessee and senator Blackburn thank you so much I know that you have not only been coping with this issue with regards to cook at nineteen but of course in your home state you have got a lot of people that are hurting and regrettably that are that are making funeral preparations at this hour and for that you have our deepest condolences well thank you for that and we appreciate the condolences and prayers and Tennessee is the volunteer state and I will tell you yesterday when I was out and out Wilson county Davidson county Putnam County which has been the hardest hit to see all the volunteers that showed up to help and volunteers in the churches that are coming around these families who are now planning funerals and in the midst of homes being destroyed in businesses being destroyed they are standing with these families and helping them get through a time of just deep deep grief and sorrow as they have lost homes and livelihoods and have lost these precious lives and are experiencing that grief senator Blackburn I was reading about to that there was a young couple the husband wife and a child all three of whom perished invests in that storm system those that tornado outbreak I mean you're talking about a generation of of a of a family that is just been eliminated and and how the how other members of family cope with that to me is just a it's a grief that I pray none of us ever know that **** well you're exactly right and to see these families and in the midst of this grief they're out searching for even a picture something from that family that they can use as they go through the process of remembering and the sadness fear the children that have died in this is the children that are hospitalized right now with injuries and the numbers that are hospitalized and have the injuries and Putnam County with eighteen deaths that are there it's just devastating and you look at this area of Baxter which is right outside of Cookeville Tennessee there in Putnam County is a community of about twelve hundred people and they've got a hundred and twenty five homes and businesses that no longer exist they're gone it is a field of rubble and it is just it is just devastating and there's they were using one building that was standing as kind of their command center there was a another market that was still standing one down the road was totally gone gas pumps market everything gets a sign of it anybody's ever walk to the this scene after a tornado it's it'll take your breath away the damage in Maine yeah I've been in war zones hurricanes tornadoes and I have never seen anything like this and are you satisfied help senator of Blackburn are you satisfied with the federal response thus far I have you been in contact with the trump White House I have been in touch with the president with the White House I was on the ground yesterday with the regional administrator for FEMA a team of which is the Tennessee emergency management association has a website set up it is T. N. dot gov forward slash team at T. E. M. A. I. individuals can go there and get information on how they access help but the governor in Tennessee is doing a good job we'll have the president on the ground tomorrow people are looking forward to having him there so that he can see firsthand so we're talking to sue us senator Marsha Blackburn and senator we saw also that your that the Tennessee governor had held a news conference this morning saying that Tennessee has the first confirmation of cold hit nineteen as well also from middle Tennessee talk about adding insult to injury as you guys are coping with the tornado damage you're also dealing with this covert nineteen outbreak that is correct in the state health department I had the confirmation on this case yesterday it is a forty four year old male he lives in Williamson County which is right outside of Nashville that Sir Brentwood Franklin area I he had attended an international conference which was held in the United States after he returned home he did not feel well so eventually as his system and his symptoms worsened he decided to go to take medical care and that is when he was tested and he is quarantined at home with his family now we we have seen some of the measures in places like China some of the European measures when it comes to this slowing the spread of cove it nineteen and and some other areas are taking pretty significant measures that we have not yet taken here in the United States one of which being the the UK government announcing that they're going to pay for people's sick leave from day one if they self quarantine image can you imagine every single taxpayer being on the hook for everybody's staying home from work in a two week or more self quarantine one one of the things I think said and we're receiving regular updates Dr sale team is doing a tremendous job N. ambassador Burke of leading the effort working with the vice president who is handling this they are very thoughtful they are getting information to us they are transferring information to your state and local health authorities and I certainly believe that the reason you have seen a slower spread here in the U. S. then you have in other countries it is because of the actions the president took immediately on restricting travel from China the restrictions have since placed on Italy and on South Korea analysts say also the actions that are being taken by many companies I know many companies are now placing our travel restrictions on individuals until we know more about the incubation time the covet nineteen and on the the symptoms how long the disease last things of that nature some people are are of the of the mindset senator Blackburn that the corona virus outbreak could have an effect on the the upcoming presidential election of the presidential nominating process though with with Bernie Sanders now out and he was or or at least seemingly mathematically out I don't wanna say these out loud but seemingly mathematically out it will I I would have thought he would have done better on super Tuesday as he is the man who is advocating for universal health care and that would be something that that some supporters of Bernie Sanders think would help when it comes to the outbreak of of the corona virus are are you surprised that or or are you concerned that the corona virus could have an effect on the process of electing our next president I I don't think that it will I think that knowing Tennesseans and I think many Americans are like them and they feel that our country three is when you look at the issues of security whether it is economic security national security border security and access to services like healthcare and making certain that we are addressing issues like the environment with clean air clean water that many of the stepsisters ministration have take has taken our steps in the right direction and they are pleased with that and people are going to go to the polls they are going to vote for Donald Trump it looks like it is said to senator Marsha Blackburn a Republican from Tennessee and I I wanted to kind of learn the last question here Fauria switch topics kind of a hard pivot here one of your colleague senator Marco Rubio left a video message on his Twitter page last night let me just play a portion of this you can see what he's advocating here and I'll get your reaction things

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Miami: Following third coronavirus case in Florida, state lawmakers consider spending millions more

Todd Schnitt

00:18 sec | 4 months ago

Miami: Following third coronavirus case in Florida, state lawmakers consider spending millions more

"Another presumptive case of coronaviruses been discovered in the sunshine state it's the third one in the Tampa area the victim is the sister of one of the existing patients senator Marco Rubio says he believes Florida has a solid plan to deal with corona virus he tweeted lawmakers are working on getting federal funds raised as soon as possible

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House to vote on resolution to limit President Trump's military actions

Orlando's Morning News

01:21 min | 6 months ago

House to vote on resolution to limit President Trump's military actions

"O. out no word on the articles of impeachment yet house speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to hold a vote on a resolution to limit president trump's military actions against Iran boys he said she's concerned that trump's decision to launch an air strike that killed a top Iranian general was done without respect to the constitutional war powers authority of Congress policy said the resolution will mandate that the administration's military action against Iran must end after thirty days unless further congressional action is taken mark Mayfield NBC news radio diving deeper lawmakers will see details of a threat against Americans when they return to Washington this week before senator Marco Rubio says he knows the decision to take out Iran's top general was justified Ron was on the verge of scaling up the attacks that they were aiming against the United States not just in Iraq but in Syria as well and United States had to take action in order to prevent that from happening after the attack on Friday the selective service website crashed to the selective service is the agency that registers American males aged eighteen to twenty five D. potentially drafted into the army websites increased traffic came almost immediately after the news of selling monies death spread and in conjunction with World War three trending on Twitter US officials say the air strike prevented a war which Iranian officials say was tantamount to war the draft has been conducted since nineteen seventy three slowly news ninety six point five W.

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Hezbollah chief: US military in the region including bases, warships are fair targets after Iranian general's killing.

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00:44 sec | 6 months ago

Hezbollah chief: US military in the region including bases, warships are fair targets after Iranian general's killing.

"The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group says America's military in the Middle East region including US bases warships and soldiers are fair targets following the US killing of Iran's top general Hussam Solomonic Florida Republican senator Marco Rubio was on CBS's face the nation and says this action wasn't based on one thing this president is shown L. I. he done a lot of credit for but tremendous restraint after eleven rocket attacks after everything that happened in the shipping lanes after them the mind that they placed on those ships after the attacks against Saudi Arabia while thousands of mourners took part in a funeral procession today in Baghdad hundreds of Minneapolis marched yesterday to protest the killing member that Abby was among those calling for America to get out of the Middle East from I'm

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Pensacola shooting suspect was in the U.S. for aviation training

Weekend Edition Saturday

03:02 min | 7 months ago

Pensacola shooting suspect was in the U.S. for aviation training

"What is the latest we know about the investigation and the gun well federal investigators were on scene overnight collecting evidence but officials say they're not really ready to identify the gunmen yet or provide too many details of exactly what happened in a briefing last night at the ace FBI special agent in charge Rachel row Haas asked for patience we are not prepared at this hour to confirm what may have motivated the shooter to commit this horrific act today there are many reports circulating but the FBI deals only in fax and this is still very much an active and ongoing investigation now earlier yesterday the base commander and state officials did confirm that the gunman was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia one of about two hundred foreign students part of allied forces who regularly train at Naval Air Station Pensacola they say he had a handgun even though guns are prohibited on bass and addition obviously to great human sorrow at the loss of lives but what about the public reaction there in Florida to the event you know some are calling this an act of terrorism including Florida senator Rick Scott and congressman mac gates of Pensacola they along with Florida's other senator Marco Rubio are calling for a re examination of how military personnel are vetted for training at military bases when they come from you know foreign countries gates says somehow safety protocols broke down here this event demonstrates a serious failure in the vetting process and in the way in which we invite these people to our community now Republican governor run to Santa said the Saudi government owes a debt to the victims of yesterday's shooting investigation of course is ongoing and I wonder how that affects the everyday business that needs to be done at Naval Air Station Pensacola and how that's affecting morale there well the base was it really shut down yesterday it was late in the evening before essential personnel and people who live there were allowed back on and the people who had been sheltered in place all day were allowed to leave that was a big relief for Lucy Bevin a mother of four whose husband is in the navy reserves he's okay he had called her with the news of the active shooter and to tell the kids that he loves them early Friday in the dawn hours she called it the scariest call in their military career I would have never thought that something like that especially on a military base you would never think it just definitely makes you take a step back and realize that even your military bases are as safe as you think that they would be it's sad now this happened just a couple of days after another fatal shooting on a navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii earlier this week so it's been a rough week for the navy they have set up a family assistance center there in AS Pensacola and peers Debbie Elliott thanks so much you

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia

01:25 min | 8 months ago

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

"Good news well we've got a little bit of it anyway the Senate has passed the Hong Kong pro democracy legislation by unanimous consent let's get more from ed Baxter he's covering all the global stories from the Bloomberg nine sixteen museum in San Francisco eighty yeah Douglas thank yet got good news and bad news depending on where you sit is now passed both the house and the Senate as senator Marco Rubio introduced it with very anti China message and now on the latest move China's pushing the Hong Kong government to pass what they call a new national security law a law that would allow them to arrest political critics and opponents and this is if this passes that happens that's the very definition of control and the fact approved ball loss of the time and senator James Langford sent a personal message to the protesters what you are doing has moved to this body what you are doing is changing the world so thank you for your courage thank you for your bravery thank you for believing in your city and thank you for believing in Hong Kong and Blue Ridge stand flatly says it could have implications toward a trade deal yeah okay several experts about this issue I feel that this could certainly at the very least complicate kind of negotiating that at least of the first page of that crazy deal and the president has remained a mom he has not said a

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Senators want TikTok investigated for "national security risks"

Tech News Today

11:08 min | 9 months ago

Senators want TikTok investigated for "national security risks"

"Senators chuck e. humor and tom cotton have asked the acting director of national intelligence to inquire into any potential national security risk posed by tick tock well we have alfred here from seen it alot all right thanks for having me thanks here first things first how can the talking anna dancing lip synching app via national security risk in the first place this is where we've got to start going try we forget history a lot player you know people kind of over short term memory of what's online right like so yesterday mark zuckerberg was congress and they go down this whole laundry list of all the ways that facebook was a threat to US democracy with election interference that data breaches discrimination using that platform but there was a time where we looked at facebook the same way we look at tech talk now oh this is cool way to connect with my friends i can make funny videos on it i can make these silly looking photos there and it's weird at this new shiny app comes along all the genza teams are on it and it seems to be this innocent fun app and it's weird that was forget history so quickly and that's one of the main concerns that these two senators laid out here is that they have his algorithm that collects data on at least one hundred and ten million americans and and there's nothing there's nothing you know that we know about it we don't know what they're doing that data we don't know how that impo can be used against us we don't no if other nations are using this to perhaps spread disinformation come election day or you know ways to affect like US democracy so actually are like a few concerns around tick tock here yeah that makes sense and in fact i wasn't too terribly long ago i saw one of the i don't necessarily go to tick tock it's on its own a whole lot but i'll see them come through on twitter where people are sharing them and someone pointed out that a pretty popular category on talk is just funny videos that people within our military post on tick tock and with that came the concern that if there are folks who are working in undisclosed locations or who are you know in the midst of troop movements are posting these videos is to the social service and location is attached to that then there's very likely a concern that that data could be shared with bad actors and oh i think you know on on the face of it we do think of this like you said has just this this app and we're not considering the history but in fact there are turns that we are sharing more information that we intended to my question here is what makes this app different front some other social media apps i mean you you post to facebook post to twitter you post whatever and you may be sharing your location there you may be you know they are collecting information about you so what's the big deal with tik tok in particular i think a big difference would take talk is that they are a chinese owned companies facebook is owned by a US company twitter also US company google apple etc when you look at tech talk you know this is a chinese company based in china and so there bound to chinese rules where there are chinese laws where if you're a tech company you have to have somebody from the government on your board and you compelled to turn data over so even if i'm making these videos on military bases like uploading to youtube which google owns they're not gonna turn that data over to most governments unless there's a warrant behind it or something like that in china it's much different story so if i'm uploading video there bacon request that video and it's not like the folks behind textiles we're going to really tell the chinese government no right yeah so tick tock says that the data that they are uploading is stored here in the united states and so that's sort of tick talks immediate return to to the question but the lawmakers are saying yeah you might be storing it in the united states but that doesn't mean that the chinese government can't hold the company which is based in china too the rules that are in place in in china so what i find fascinating about this conversation that sort of split into two two areas one is the the problem with data but the other one also seems to be the problem it was mark zuckerberg who talked about this with with the great firewall in china that folks who are using apps that are from their chinese based apps in the united states are still affected by the chinese it's sort of great firewall as it were and i'm curious are the lawmakers that we know are are they considering that perspective as well or is this or focused on it has become a problem for the for american government until we think about the national security concerns while now they've definitely looked at it from the grapevine all perspective as well we talk and we see these funny videos right but we don't really see any content from the protests in hong kong we don't see anything from a sin jang where more than a million muslims are being held captive currently on and that's because they are chinese owned app and in the same way that the NBA blizzard has basically said yeah we're not going to touch any of that take talk is gonna do the same thing where they have been actively censoring any kind of content related to any kind of anti establishment perspective so censorship is definitely a big part of that as well absolutely now when this is not the first time even within the month that there has been some activity in washington around us there was a there was a moment earlier this month were senator marco rubio also you know had had a congressional request what what's the difference between the two the difference here is that this is a lot more bipartisan this from senator chuck schumer a democrat senator tom cotton republican in the past i i think giving follow politics it's pretty hard to get people to agree on this but i also think that this is after the issues that happen with blizzard that have happened with the NBA where this is a war at the forefront now and this is a much bigger concern now for US politicians well particularly because we've seen i think the tampering from from foreign actors in our election cycles one of the concerns that it seems folks are raising two is the spread of russian propaganda in the sense of the way that they've they've affected the election through facebook and other platforms i'm curious do you feel like tick tock is an app that's particularly prone to being able to do this and i'm asking this because the times that i have scrolled through the app the videos tend to be short bite sized little things and like you said it's mostly people dancing or doing some sort of lip sync and partnering with other people wear where are the where's the room for for these videos to spread and is it just sort of a an issue of me missing them or they actually are we seeing some of this the concerns that they have yeah so the disinformation campaign from the two thousand sixteen election was also primarily targeting teens you know i had looked at a lot of these pages that russian actors made and they were there was a good chunk of them that were like mean pages that were nima counts where it's like a right wing james or left wing means and things like that but there were a few that were like memes for teens where we if you look at who they targeted these adds to it was people between the ages of thirteen and eighteen in and that is exactly what talks a prime demographic is currently and you know on monday facebook had a press conference where they talk about a three information campaigns at the dismantled a one was from russia the other from iran and then one more from china now the chinese government is fully aware that tectonic has a graph on american teens and that's an audience that's right for disinformation you know they're the ones that are going to be voting in a few years and they're the ones is that are really easily influenced especially through something like an app i remember seeing a few months ago there were articles about how teams have been using talk to help protests for teachers teachers were going on strike because they weren't getting the resources that they needed and students were kind of rallying for them using tick tock now zi hao political adversaries might see that in think oh we can use that to spread this relation to get kids to start rallying against this thing that we want them to go behind that makes sense the one other question i had is do we know how sort of regional some of these filters might be or when i'm specifically speaking of the censorship perspective the reason i ask this is i think it was even just yesterday pretty peeler person on instagram she was on the netflix show queer eye and she had just joined tedtalk and was posting videos there and there are a lot of comments on this instagram post about well tick tock sensors LGBTQ content and it's been my experience that on the app that has not been the case but then it had me thinking you know while i'm in the united states i'm logging in from the united states i'm seeing this from the united states do we know if i mean like i said tick tock such new app that bit hasn't really gained the kind of scrutiny that we've given to facebook google and twitter when it comes to social media and i think this is a move in that direction where you know let's not let them pull the wool over our eyes again where we know this is a social network we know that have an algorithm to get designed to get you stay on it as long as possible we know that they profit off people's data why are we acting like this is a cool fun new toy again uh-huh where i think this letter is pushing them is is kinda speeding up to where we are now with facebook already and so i i think that more people might start taking a look at it soon but as of right now we don't really know how regionalize the content is

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Senators want TikTok investigated for "national security risks"

Daily Tech News Show

09:40 min | 9 months ago

Senators want TikTok investigated for "national security risks"

"Litters Chuck Schumer and Tom Cotton sent a letter to the director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire requesting an investigation into possible national security threats Tom Tick Tock Yeah with the music in the memes and all of that Senator Marco Rubio wrote to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin earlier this month asking the Committee on foreign investment in United States to investigate tick Tock for national security threats and Censorship Tick Tock told the verge it does not have details on the request but tick tock is committed to being trusted responsible corporate citizen in the US which includes working with Congress and all relevant regulatory agencies. That's the thing they have to say they said the thing they had to say tick Tock guidelines told moderators to censor any content that refers to TNN men square Tibetan independence fallen gone This was discovered in September by the Guardian and bite dance which owns tick Tock said those are old guidelines we retired those a long time ago in May of this year we were totally retired those guidelines and now tick tock takes a localized approach they have different guidelines for each market based on what the norms are in that market now if you're wondering about Tick Tock being a Chinese company it's not quite that simple by dance launched a APP called Doe Yen D. O. U. Y. N. and China September two thousand sixteen hit one hundred million Chinese users within a year and it's still there under that name in September twenty seventeen hi Dan decided to go international and the international version of Doane was tick Tock that was not terribly popular until November nine 2017 went by chance bought musically musically was a Shanghai product that was also based in Santa Monica so it was a more worldwide product and in August of two thousand eighteen musically and tick tock merged and so all The musically people flooded into tick tock and instantly made it hugely popular in addition to the audience which had been building over that time as well now as mentioned do yen is a separate APP for China up until the merger of musically and Tick Tock Tick Tock was mostly Chinese operation by dance had some international popularity kind of in Southeast Asia and so I find it totally believable Justin that yeah that not waste the time on that and in May of this year started to realize crap since August we have blown up when we merged musically the musically folks have different moderation guidelines we need to clean up this documentation but of course the Guardian gets a hold of it and says hey look at all this stuff that would make perfect sense for du Yan because in China but it seems like it was applying to other people now you have to connect the dots there to say oh that was a cover up they wanted those moderations to apply

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Romney, Sasse break from GOP on Trump's China remarks

Anderson Cooper 360

01:10 min | 9 months ago

Romney, Sasse break from GOP on Trump's China remarks

"Of the eighty five Republicans on Capitol Hill of CNN have contacted to see if they have concerns about president trump's call for China to investigate the Biden clan few have responded congressman will heard on new day. This morning called terrible senator. Ben Sasse says it's a matter for American not Chinese Law Senator Mitt Romney gave them more. I most of the president's comments saying today quote when the only American citizen President trump singles out for China's investigation is his political opponent in the midst is to the Democratic nomination process. It's strange credulity suggest it is anything other than politically motivated. He goes on by all appearances. The president's brazen in an unprecedented appeal to China to Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden is wrong and appalling but that was it really for Republicans with misgivings Senator Senator Marco Rubio for instance on the other hand says we're all over playing the president's comments. I don't think it's a real requirement again. I think he did it. The two GIG you guys. I think he did it to provoke you to ask me and others and get outraged by it. I said I mean he plays violin and every falls right into that's not a real request request.

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Romney breaks from GOP on Trump's China remarks

KRLD News, Weather and Traffic

00:23 sec | 9 months ago

Romney breaks from GOP on Trump's China remarks

"Yesterday president trump also called on China to investigate the bite ends in two day Republican senator Mitt Romney called that wrong and appalling that fellow GOP senator Marco Rubio said the president only brought at Beijing control the media and said it wasn't a real requests but Nora the president certainly sounded serious when he made it a lot of reporting there we just thank you so

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Romney blasts Trump over 'wrong and appalling' call for China to probe Bidens

Rush Limbaugh

00:27 sec | 9 months ago

Romney blasts Trump over 'wrong and appalling' call for China to probe Bidens

"On Capitol Hill Republican senator Mitt Romney's criticizing president trump for calling on China to investigate Joe Biden run the tweets by all appearances the president's brazen an unprecedented appeal to China and Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden is wrong and appalling conversely today Republican senator Marco Rubio says he thinks the president wasn't serious yesterday in that west on on that rose garden lawn Chad he said that the president and his view was just trolling the media and it

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

02:06 min | 1 year ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

"Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life, and let us reaffirm a fundamental truth all children born and unborn are made in the holy image of God, what could be more universally loved. But the nearly fifty million Americans watching the state of the union saw the women in white sit on their hands in this telling moment there are other key segments. That sent a message to America the next morning, I discussed a number of these with Senator Marco Rubio, I wanna play for you. I a key part of the state of the union and get your responses to the president talking about Venezuela. Cut number eighteen we stand with the Venezuelan people and their noble quest for freedom, and we condemn the brutality of the Madero regime whose socialist policies have turned that nation from being the wealthiest in South America. Enjoy state of abject, poverty, and despair. Now, Senator Rubio, I agree with that. I'm glad he brought it up. And I was amazed. That speaker Pelosi did not rise for applaud freedom for the Venezuelan. People your reaction to the remarks into the response. Well, in fairness, she has spoken already made statements in the past and support of the administration's policy and everything that we've done there. So obviously, we're grateful for that. And I want to be fair. I don't know why she didn't stand and applied on that line. And obviously another mentioned of socialism makes a lot of my democratic colleagues nervous that avast majority of them are not socialist. But they know that there is a very strong and growing socialist energy and their party, and they're afraid to take it on. They're afraid of these new elements in their party that are growing in prominence and energy. This is very important. What you just brought up is this cut. And so I was cut off play from the speech cut number sixteen. The president made these remarks, and again, a lot of the Democrats sat on their hands. Unbelievably when he said this here in the United States. We are alarmed by the new calls to adopt. Socialism in our country. America was.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on NBC Meet the Press

NBC Meet the Press

01:37 min | 1 year ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on NBC Meet the Press

"And so I do believe that anyone who is cooperating with them winning or unwittingly is doing the work of a foreign intelligence agency harmless. But I know what you're getting at Roger and all all that stuff. I can also tell you, and frankly, I mean this, you know, in truth, not in the spirit of nastiness. The media wasn't winning in this too. Because the media reported breathlessly on a lot of the revelations that were leaked that we know we're now the product of the work of Russian intelligence, and all of us need to be wiser when we see this thing or something hits your inbox or another reporter's inbox from third party source that we don't know who it is. We have to be careful that we are not doing the work of the Russians or some other intelligence. Agency, that's trying to undermine us. We all need to be wiser about this movement. Should it be a crime working with WikiLeaks? Well, took a question. I think certainly if your wittingly doing it. I it should be considered a such. I mean, you're participating in the work of a foreign intelligence agency. But one of the keys that they do is unwittingly. It's not like they have a sign at the front door. That says, you know, we're we are an instrument of Russian intelligence that we're being used by Russian intelligence for this purpose. But that's why I've supported the special prosecutor and the work they're doing I think it's important for them to finish. We'll have all the facts before us, and then we can render judgment. I think it's a real big mistake. Trust me to jump to any conclusions until Mr. molars workers done. Senator Marco Rubio Republican from Florida, thanks for coming on your views with you when we come back as the Democrats twenty twenty they're likely to find themselves forced to navigate big differences among their own voters. They're more divided than you might think the three pads for democratic candidates in two thousand twenty that's next..

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on KDWN 720AM

KDWN 720AM

02:52 min | 1 year ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on KDWN 720AM

"Might have something like what happened in Vegas, or we might have something like what happened at the pulse nightclub in Orlando or Stillman, Douglas and Broward County, Florida, those types of things often color our imagination, and that is where we still have mainstream. News media influence that is Corrina picture that is also pulse. And part of the reason that I'm bringing this up. There was a piece of legislation proposed yesterday that not many people. No about or paid attention to its gun control. And it came from none other than Senator Marco Rubio, and what's all this about? So every time we have a new congress all the pending legislation from previous congress that is dead. That Bill on Capitol Hill from schoolhouse rock. He was part of the top two percent. Only two percent. A proposed legislation ever passes into becoming law, and literally and that was a more than ten thousand bills die when with each new cars that comes into session in the wake of the shooting and Stephen Douglas in Florida last year Marco Rubio proposed some reforms that became part of comprehensive gun control here in Florida. And it went nowhere. The very first thing he decided to do in the new congress was propose it yet. Again. Now, here's something to watch. Whatever you happen to think of it. Yeah. Your name we tend to also through perception and reality. I think that everything is necessarily partisan, for example, any type of gun control or reform is necessarily something that Republicans don't want, and and necessarily something that Democrats do want and in the like, but somewhere along the line there can be a level of pragmatism that enters the equation. And this is where Ford is a little bit anomalous this way. Did pass comprehensive gun control reform last year and happened to be reformed that as a proud supporter of the second amendment and a gun owner, I generally supported and it happened to pass with a completely Republican controlled state government here in Florida happened to be signed into law by our Republican governor Rick Scott who happens to be the incoming junior Senator from Florida. So as Marco Rubio proposed this as you have Rick Scott that is going to be another Senator from Florida who actually helped install it and make it happen. One of the things you're likely to see playing out is some type of reform here. Now, you might be aware the President Trump ended up using his pen to sign out through that kid of action bomb socks. He is also that.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on 850 WFTL

850 WFTL

02:33 min | 1 year ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on 850 WFTL

"Senator Marco Rubio says Broward County election officials aren't releasing any information. We don't know how many votes they have neither do they either. They don't know or they won't tell anybody. How many ballots are left to count it appears as the leads continue to shrink that mandatory recounts will be held in the close elections such as for the Senate governor and agriculture commissioners races a raging wildfire in southern California's forcing thousands. Thousands to evacuate including Kim Kardashian. Vacuuming everyone, right. The thirty eight year old reality star says that she had to grab whatever she could and flee her home two days after President Trump Jeff Sessions out as attorney general the speculation is growing about who will take over at the Justice department attorney general Matt Whitaker is on President Trump's shortlist to replace Jeff Sessions and permanently lead the Justice department that list also includes at least a half dozen Trump allies and political supporters, including his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani for New Jersey Governor and current ABC news contributor, Chris Christie, Senator Lindsey Graham and Florida attorney general Pam Bondi sources say the president is not in any rush to make a final decision, and he may wait until after the special counsels. Russia investigation concludes. Karen Travers, ABC news, the White House. The nephew of supreme court Justice, Ruth, Bader Ginsburg, says she is up and working and cracking jokes Ginsburg has been hospitalized in Washington. After suffering three fractured ribs from a fall. Please. Police officer in Melbourne is out of a job as a swat team officer when they raided the wrong house detective Jonathan hawk resigned at the end of October from his law enforcement position in Orlando. Investigators say the swat team entered a home on bet would court in may when they actually bent to enter the one across the street records show, the officers realized within minutes, they had the wrong house when they noticed the suspects. They were searching for we're walking out of the house across the street. The woman in the incorrect home was not hurt or handcuffed. This is breaking news talk. Fifty WF L. The largest cruise ship in the world heading to its permanent home in Miami. Royal Caribbean symphony of the seas betas, I use stop at regard counties. Port Canaveral yesterday, the ship is nearly twelve hundred feet long and holds almost nine thousand passengers and crew. It leaves port Canaveral today to head to its permanent home in Miami. Your next update at ten thirty. I'm Karen Curtis. Stay connected with us anytime at eight fifty W F C L dot com. A fatal rack.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO

News 96.5 WDBO

01:52 min | 1 year ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO

"WDBO. Well, we are still tracking to name storms. One is getting a lot weaker and the other one picking up a lot more. Steam orients became the first major hurricane of the Atlantic season becoming a category three as it heads on a path towards Bermuda. Forecasters are not certain if it's going to head towards the Carolina coast or more up towards the northern Atlantic una, Gordon, it's down to a tropical depression as it moves north west over central Mississippi. Gary best with the National Hurricane Center says the main problem is rain about four to eight inches worth some spots may receive over ten inches of rain. And of course, that will cause some flash flooding Gordon's blamed for at least one death last night. A ten month old infant was killed when a tree Lynn blue down on a mobile home in Pensacola, Gene Wexler, News, ninety six point five WDBO and tonight Florence is now up to a category. Four storm. Passengers are ripping emerald airlines after a flight. From Dubai landed in New York with a bunch of sick people on board. They knew right away. There was a lot of sick people on the planet. It was really obvious. I mean to me I should've never let us or let those sick people or the plan at least ten people were sent to the hospital, south Florida rapper and reality TV star vanilla ice one of the people on that plane tweeting that he was okay. After the flight was quarantined at JFK airport and Senator Marco Rubio, basically accosted by Alex Jones in Washington today. Rubio's meeting with media members to discuss Russian interference in our elections. When Jones initially asked for comment on Twitter sensory and shadow bedding. Conservatives something there's no proof of platform. It didn't work. Here's a question. Don't touch me. Jones. Also calling Rubio a gangster thug and a frat boy among other things as Rubio ignored him and talk to other reporters, Alex Jones has been banned by a number of.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

Newsradio 970 WFLA

01:31 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

"The news is a service of the Holland group retirement wealth advisers Russian President, Vladimir Putin could visit the, US as President, Trump's guests, during the heat of this false election campaign Florida Senator Marco Rubio's warning that Putin has alterior motives and everything he does and the local elections officials need to be aware of threats of hacking by Putin's agents Always do more and one of the impediments we. Have, and we're working through is the fact that in, many of these elections department still in. Some parts of the country, there are not a cleared official that you can share classified. Information with Rubio telling CBS that hackers we'll try to create, chaos, in our. Elections by doing things like removing people from voter rolls President. Trump wants to pull the plug on security clearances for former top Obama officials the, announcement from White, House press secretary Sarah, Sanders, seemed, to, stun, reporters not only is the president looking to take away Brennan security clearance he's also looking. Into the clearances of Komi. Clapper Hayden rice and McCabe most of the. Officials, who, are, impacted, worked under. The Obama administration the president is exploring the. Mechanisms to remove security clearance because they've politicized and in some. Cases monetize their public service and security clearances but the former CIA director, Michael Hayden served under President Bush in a tweet Hayden seemed to brush off the threat Writing I. Don't go back for classified briefings won't have any affect on what I say or write in Washington Catherine Herridge Fox News.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist

The Daily Zeitgeist

01:54 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist

"That i just as great a feeble it's very easy to look at someone else and be like oh man i'm not i'm not on that level but right not what it's about like we can't live comparatively in that especially with creativity like that is something unique to just you and only you so just focus on being the best version of you ran a wedding the touch you because nobody can be you deci you can't be the person you think you can't be of course not yeah you can be you and you can do you so take that beloved yonli saved my life alright let us get into the trump gun response uh trump free thursday rominger is engaged gm free winging beautiful that needs to be from honest here singing of yeah exactly okayed remind is after show we will record that can and who so what can we talk about that happening yesterday we can talk about that town hall meeting yes because he who must not be named was not at that but senator marco rubio was as was dana loesch we predicted that this was going to be interesting on yesterday's episode because the y was then are a coming out so spicy like just sending their most over the top like spokes model crazy person to this event and she did not disappoint she was you know respectful of the fact that they had just experienced the tragedy but then you know she did a lot of dancing in squirm and and limiting yeah actually she did disappoint last night and then this morning she came out right like these liberal she gave a speech this morning that was very angry and talked about how people screamed burned her at the town hall yet because what she thinks all these teenagers are.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on KMET 1490-AM

KMET 1490-AM

01:30 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on KMET 1490-AM

"Is included senator marco rubio and senator susan collins both of them appear to be on board as well the republicans can afford to lose two votes and still have this measure pass with vice president pence breaking the thai and appear to be on track to pass this the abc's david right at the white house the president's weekly address focusing on immigration reform president trump is using his weekly address to renew calls for restrictions on chain migration the process under which immigrants can service sponsors for their family members who want to enter the us the president cited the attempted pipe bomb attack in new york city saying the suspect entered the country through chain migration we want people that come in that can love our country this process begins with congress passing a bill to end chain migration any vote would likely be part of a broader immigration reform effort early next year alex melon abc news the white house the trump administration four now cannot expand an exemption that would allow more employers to refused to cover the cost of birth control as a part of their benefits a federal judge in philadelphia signed an injunction yesterday donald trump broke the law to undermined women's health and women here in pennsylvania stood up and prove that in court pennsylvania attorney general josh appear oh who filed the lawsuit officials believe norovirus may be to blame for making more than two hundred passengers on a royal caribbean cruise ship sick the independence of the seas is being cleaned.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

The New Washington

01:40 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

"Small businesses and cuba would be an impact that americans will be able to continue to travel to cuba including individual travel and they will be able to stay at airbnb and eat at small restaurants that are owned by individual cubans the only thing that this policy changes as you will not be able to transact business at entities owned by gasa which is the cuban military's business wing this is designed to empower the cuban people not the cuban regime and to the proponents of the obama opening they kept pointing to how this had led to a growth in the cuban privatesector well this is this policy measure is is designed to further that to in essence put the cuban private sector in a privileged position versus the cuban regime when it comes to american travelers an american business practice seems like his focuses on empowering cuban people but somehow isolating the government yeah i think that's a bestcase situation but i don't i'm not sure you can pull that off but that's where his focuses right now call it will be hard not to talk right now about gun control and i remember when rubio ran for president he just happened to casually mention that he is a gun owner and he has been somebody who champions the second amendment how his he approaching a post las vegas mass shooting world where there suddenly seems to be a conversation and the republican party that hadn't been happening for a really long time about giving an inch or show on.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

The New Washington

01:47 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

"Now enjoy free mobile messaging while flying on delta you can use i'm message what's up at facebook messenger simply by logging into the inflight wifi every day millions of people go online to search for local businesses does your small business show up in the results when you create a website on wordpresscom you make it easier for your customers to find you the wordpresscom website you'll get built in search engine optimization social sharing and a free custom domain see why twenty percent of all websites run on wordpress go to wordpress dot com slash washington to get 15 percent off your website today that's wordpresscomtim ten so that brings us to another important topic that rubio has been very vocal about in the same region which is cuba merit election is that the senate review has always been very vocal about cuba and the castro regime and the right way to deal with it his parents are from the island of cuba and the relationship between the us and cuba has undergone a lot of change can you walk us through what's been happening in his role in it marco rubio comes out of a republican politics in miami this is very recent history to that generation in miami that they were driven out of cuba by castro so there's been some changing in the dynamic in miami about cuba and certainly in the rest of the country where people one more open relations broke marco rubio you know is that there he still part of the we really need to distance herself from the regime there and while still trying to help the people who who live there the citizens now he was not happy with what.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

The New Washington

01:34 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

"Or it's a car what about rubio now he's back in the senate after the presidential campaign even though he said he was not going to return which was a bit of a herkie jerky reversal what kind of a war is he playing in trump's washington and a congress that is a little mystified but how to deal with him i thought one of the really extraordinary things in this interview was where he acknowledged that as a senator running for president maybe he didn't do his job as good as he should have it's a really hurting moment where he said you now to be frank i'll tell him were time you know when you're when we just have more time the that would perhaps didn't have the last couple of years and i ran for president we were still doing our job in an but you can't be in two places at once sometimes and so he certainly said not that i wasn't doing my job but he says you know it's hard to be to places once i thought that that was actually quite candid the reason that it does feel very much like a serious concession is at throughout the presidential campaign that was to katif levelled against marco rubio that he was missing too many votes yeah he narrowly on doing his job quite sure because tax that's why the lord is do not like up i guess looking back in the rearview mirror he thinks maybe that criticism had some validity yet you know so now he's got some time and he's digging into some of this stuff.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

The New Washington

01:47 min | 2 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on The New Washington

"And you know what they say about men was small hands you can't trust them you can't trust definitely one of the most remembered parts of the debates and that can in the in the campaign he hit my hands nobody has ever hit my is had never heard of this what look at those hands are they small and he referred to my heirs of this wall something else was peaceful i guarantee you there's no problem i guarantee so was it is that theater them it isn't theater it's what happens when you put to people who were highly competitive in a competitive environment and it doesn't mean you didn't feel the way you felt than but that people were capable of competing in an environment and yet not hating each other personally i do think that during the campaign and this just my view that were trump benefited from some of that rubio didn't in other words people expected donald trump to say something that might be somewhat outrageous they didn't expected from marco rubio well cbs news can now project that donald trump has one in florida by march he had project then beaten in his home state of florida and the presidential primary just really hard to survive that going forward right and for marco movie as we been say if he wasn't able to win florida what do you think happens well i i think for all practical purposes this is the in for marco rubio and then he dropped out and he dropped out while today my campaign suspended and his political future was looking littleton are is evidence of how special america truly is.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on WDEL 1150AM News Talk Radio

WDEL 1150AM News Talk Radio

02:31 min | 3 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on WDEL 1150AM News Talk Radio

"The national pest management association hemorrhage at twelve twelve delaware news at noon again what appears to be a terrorist incidents unfolding in barcelona spain where van hit a crowd and then to our men entered a restaurants awaiting more details delaware news the new the university of florida might have yang permission for an old right white nationalist event on its main campus in gainesville but florida has been one of the strongholds in this country for all right groups of various disrupt shas you have florida's republican senator marco rubio came out early and decisively to criticize president trump's first remarks about charlottesville where the president suggested white supremacists were the only ones to blame and that of course president of modified what he had to say and then doubled down and reverted to where he was in the beginning basically mark a caputo senior writer politico florida with us live in seoul uh fly relief in gainesville i assume but also the broader context of many of these groups in florida why don't hang out with them you got for sure odd grew what about just the notion of universities and towns reassessing any permits any permissions that they might have given to various old right groups to offer their facilities or or the land for some kind of an event will never dedicated the universe florida it decision to reject neo nazi richard spencer from its king engagement orasje it hopedfor speaking at the cost with the cost of the security went up the reality is that nieto nakae than if you've seen the life uh joe about them before charlotte you'll a rather violent and there are people who are opposed to knock cheat who also want to engage in violent to you do have a deplorable situation governor rick scott porto was ready to call out the national guard and there was not going to be a repeat of charlottesville but you know what you've got april loaded gun you got to pay for those soldiers you gotta pay four lows police and the person or the people who should pay for the people who are being inciteful you do bring of something everson because you know aclu famously over the years decades has upheld the rights of of a group so that most americans might be a poll by and that includes now oh nazis but then you get to as you mentioned markelle insurance and the.

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"senator marco rubio" Discussed on WGTK

WGTK

02:07 min | 3 years ago

"senator marco rubio" Discussed on WGTK

"Click on the events link income on out in join us this sattar can be lots of fun great fireworks great music great food and we'll probably have more room we're going to have close to two thousand people but i've gotten gosh i got an email from bluff four or five people who are no longer going to come to the barbecue because they don't like what i've said about trump and the fact that i defend cold me so that's kinda cool that opens up some spots hey again two big charges against donald trump got whacked today collusion trump and the trump team are colluding with the russians chains james colmey said na no end the media that's been reporting and this collusion they've got it all wrong the other be charge against trump is that he's obstructing justice he's try and this stop this russia investigation james colmey said today no nothing could be further from the truth listen to this exchange with senator marco rubio the first thing ceos he asked what we can do to quote unquote lift the cloud the general rush investigation and you responded that we were investigator in the matters quickly as we could and that there would be great benefit if we didn't find anything to having done the work well and he agreed he reinforce side of the problems that was causing but he agreed sentenced the president agreed with your statement that it would be great if we could avid investigation all the facts came out and we found nothing so he agreed it that would be ideal but this cloud is still nothing at my ability to do the rest of my agenda is that an accurate assessment of yasser he actually went further than that he said and if some of my satellites did something wrong it'd be good to find that out bom bom bom take that trump wanted the answers if anybody on my team trump said to call me has been strewn around doing anything with russia i want to find out james call me acknowledging there that donald trump.

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