Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.:
Well, Judy, I think you just gave the answer a moment ago.
We are looking right now at the worst economic crisis facing working people since the Great Depression. I mean, we’re talking about millions of people who have lost their jobs and their income. We’re talking about tens of millions of people who face eviction. We’re talking about half our population living paycheck to paycheck. People don’t have any health care.
And we’re seeing a record-breaking level of hunger in the United States of America. People can’t feed their kids. This is an emergency. And in an emergency, it is obligatory for the United States government to respond to the pain and needs of its people.
Now, the bill that