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Brian Schatz @brianschatz ÜT: 19.72105,-155.087417

United States Senator from Hawaii. Dad. Climate Hawk. Appropriator. Chief Deputy Whip.

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Joined Twitter 6/16/09


Trump's Katrina will be a deadly pandemic. https://t.co/e4rMUQOAqs
Retweeted by Brian SchatzTen Weeks to Crush the Curve | NEJM https://t.co/uzo4HWYFJKSome suggestions for Mike Roman at ⁦@3M⁩ instead of throwing a fit: -Report exactly how many N95 masks go to US hos… https://t.co/fPaFb0obGs
Retweeted by Brian SchatzWe are seeing preventable mass deaths in the United States.Study: "Surgical face masks significantly reduced detection of influenza virus RNA in respiratory droplets...Our re… https://t.co/HjmgETMpjC
Retweeted by Brian SchatzMore than 100,000 Americans are expected to die after a slow initial government response to the coronavirus pandemi… https://t.co/I926nTqL1p
Retweeted by Brian SchatzNice news to end the day. Or begin it. https://t.co/64zUa64w1a
Retweeted by Brian SchatzOne takeaway from Jared Kushner briefing: we did not start active response phase of dealing with this crisis until 13 days ago. 13 days!
Retweeted by Brian SchatzFifty days ago I attended a Homeland Security committee meeting about the coronavirus—and no current Trump administ… https://t.co/XZYLbEh0VT
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @PadmaLakshmi Dried scallopsWhat Are The Best Materials for Making DIY Masks? - Smart Air Filters https://t.co/ZZwKkU0u2h
4/3
2020
The actual burueacratic administration of this small business program is going to be *enormously* important. It's c… https://t.co/LQ6a84ADGH
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @truelyesoteric Cloth masks are not as good as surgical masks which are not as good as n95 but everything helps.This is a maddening “debate.” We should just do all of the recommended things together. We are not idiots who think… https://t.co/kl7Aj8LjqEBoth the Treasury secretary and SBA administrator acknowledging there will be bumps in the road but promise the pro… https://t.co/KCpCDdohkq
Retweeted by Brian SchatzMake a mask. You are home anyway! https://t.co/Ce8fC8o0UZOverall job approval ratings in Michigan- 54% approve, 34% disapprove for Whitmer 45% approve, 49% disapprove for… https://t.co/rE0suVVqmB
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @albamonica Should we wait to see if that ends up being true?Scoop: White House expected to recommend all Americans wear cloth masks https://t.co/Ot2iK597F3 via @statnews @levfacher
Retweeted by Brian SchatzPeople and small businesses need more financial support. The nonprofit sector is getting crushed right now with a s… https://t.co/Vde30LaA4vThis bill probably has one or two aspects that can help YOU specifically. We need to focus on implementation and sp… https://t.co/6AFuGscelw @joshtpm @KevinScudero This is a summary of the whole bill.https://t.co/6XhIZ3docn @joshtpm @KevinScudero Sorry haven't had coffee yet! Implementation! @joshtpm @KevinScudero This lays it out. The key will be implantation. @joshtpm @KevinScudero https://t.co/lArF8IUUhvA critical issue now is the small business loan program in the rescue bill. It’s actually a lot better than I think… https://t.co/V4yISza6xy
Retweeted by Brian SchatzTen Weeks to Crush the Curve | NEJM https://t.co/8VWI5midhRWatch this. https://t.co/C2LcDrXPZe
Retweeted by Brian Schatz1. national lock down 2. national travel stop 3. masks for all 4. virus testing for all 5. antibody testing for all… https://t.co/kJyTI7OZu0
Retweeted by Brian SchatzChris Cuomo’s Covid-19 experience sounds brutal https://t.co/l31SPqX97q
Retweeted by Brian SchatzIt's now April, and: - States still don't have enough tests - Hospitals still don't have enough ventilators - Heal… https://t.co/TQrrsanOm8
Retweeted by Brian SchatzNEW: In the middle of a pandemic, this week the Secret Service signed a $45,000 "emergency order" to rent golf cart… https://t.co/RxkZLAez26
Retweeted by Brian SchatzMasks are good. Barriers are good. Everything helps. Do all of it.
4/2
2020
The CDC Director said yesterday that hundreds of thousands of Americans are likely going to die, and the President… https://t.co/uPE8sMyXHJThe spread of the virus can be controlled by brave, science-based, decisive action on the part of chief executives.… https://t.co/JQYreFbs3SPlease spread the word. Or contact them directly. https://t.co/P2GpZmkGSXItaly starting to plateau. Lockdowns work. https://t.co/eVKHb78UiP
Retweeted by Brian SchatzSometimes I just tweet something that’s not right and I take it down. https://t.co/fieDQzMLun“ From the beginning of the crisis, Trump had struggled to see it as anything other than a political problem, subje… https://t.co/rP28pl8BZcThis pandemic is worse because of the Trump administration. Because of their disdain for experts, because of their… https://t.co/I6eYrRSROZ“Roughly 280 million masks in warehouses around the U.S. were purchased by foreign buyers on Monday alone, accordin… https://t.co/h53gWD6qi9
Retweeted by Brian SchatzNever stop retweeting this. https://t.co/LIADjSCuoDDr. Fauci just told @SavannahGuthrie the coronavirus team is actively considering and will discuss tomorrow asking… https://t.co/ALcI7TPqif
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @LoisLanesLaptop The 1200 is not the main thing. The main thing is the unemployment insurance that has widely expan… https://t.co/CFx1l5DTmh @bellwetherevent You can apply on April 3 @jslez @HeartSmileFarms https://t.co/lArF8IUUhvThe small-business emergency loan form is... one of the shortest and clearest I've seen from the federal government. https://t.co/q6SjNRXYxq
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @HeartSmileFarms Operating costs qualify. Read our fact sheet and the application. Of course there's no obligation… https://t.co/xtcpEe6F6FThe application for the small biz paycheck protection program is here. https://t.co/B68Dzo6tfKThis White House briefing room slide lists as "goals" 100,000 to 240,000 deaths. Breathtaking. https://t.co/CrajjVGqVf
Retweeted by Brian SchatzThese numbers could have been lower had Trump acted decisively. And they still might rise higher if we aren’t clear… https://t.co/l0B12nMxvd.@brianschatz's office is directing #Hawaii folks to the resource to help families, workers and businesses access f… https://t.co/Af73YWYhlq
Retweeted by Brian SchatzImportant to keep close watch on how this graph evolves over coming days. States that have not yet had same impacts… https://t.co/jPA2yMogUv
Retweeted by Brian SchatzThese numbers are tragic and sobering. They’re avoidable if we all act aggressively. They could be realized - and e… https://t.co/6o0LA7CU9f
Retweeted by Brian SchatzEven in the midst of this crisis there still must be accountability for our elected leaders. https://t.co/LIADjSCuoD
4/1
2020
They are coming after your health. Care. https://t.co/l2TjuFA2zb @jonbernhardt These are companies with fewer than 500 employees and they only get this money if they maintain 100 p… https://t.co/xgBp8FDXUY @jericsmith https://t.co/9LrZiCTHbL @jericsmith Sorry that’s a PDF. Link coming . @dadabygrace EverywhereSmall businesses can start applying for the Paycheck Protection Program on April 3. Please pass it on. https://t.co/fWlQW081euSenator Mitch McConnell: You may have been distracted by impeachment from acting to fight coronavirus, but not eve… https://t.co/Wa5sFAvwQt
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @nielslesniewski Hey @MikeInacay has some infoSen. @brianschatz announces online resource guide to explain federal relief for Hawaii amid #coronavirus crisis… https://t.co/Fhz29ujqlo
Retweeted by Brian Schatz.@brianschatz estimates that #Hawaii residents will get an estimated $2.38 billion through direct payments and… https://t.co/tWbaiEdn6w
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @molly_knight Confirmed w my staff: the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program in CARES makes those workers n… https://t.co/382jIMdJMuMy staff has digested and analyzed the CARES Act and how Hawaii residents, businesses and nonprofits can access mor… https://t.co/UNwpOiuEWc @molly_knight Let me check. I didn't think so but I'm not certain.🚨THREAD! Wisconsin has an election on April 7. Dems urgently pushing expanded vote by mail. GOP ruthlessly opposing… https://t.co/0v3UaFEyHj
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @molly_knight Also people with a federally backed mortgage may qualify for mortgage forbearance. Most mortgages get… https://t.co/S0Eha8uKDT @molly_knight Gig economy and freelancer workers and independent contractors qualify for the expanded Unemployment Insurance program.This is a good explanation of what we Democrats fought for and why. https://t.co/mLdC95MsWI
3/31
2020
Congress is out until late April minimum. How are they going to get back? Remote voting is common sense.
Retweeted by Brian SchatzThe medical supply chain is broken. States are trapped in a bidding war for critical masks, tests and ventilators a… https://t.co/lNVFm6giVh
Retweeted by Brian SchatzWow. Maybe the president should use the Defense Production Act to ensure the companies and employees who want to… https://t.co/nf5QpMcDjX
Retweeted by Brian SchatzShoutout to my whole staff for working nonstop (they are still awake in Washington!) to make sure that Hawaii has t… https://t.co/PKWJiZlKujWhoever makes a cool looking cotton mask and sells it on the Internet is gonna make a nice amount of money and prob… https://t.co/IFOD9Dt3ZkI am issuing this challenge to the President: in the next 48 hours, direct the production and distribution of respi… https://t.co/m1OrLWmhxb
Retweeted by Brian SchatzYou may be entitled to renters or mortgage holder relief. Not everyone but lots of people qualify. Please check wit… https://t.co/QeGnTBUSFgHere’s information about relief for small business. https://t.co/lArF8IUUhvMy family members who are health care workers in Long Island are desperately looking for masks on Facebook and went… https://t.co/MvlWhWAkXG
Retweeted by Brian SchatzPelosi is channeling the frustration of millions, particularly those on the front lines. This did not have to be th… https://t.co/cctojaIIun
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3/30
2020
Follow @JDiamond1 and @YamicheGary Peters is fighting like hell to make sure his constituents are safe and have a strong economy. I know lots of… https://t.co/80GMjU17ck @brianschatz ...I literally have one mask that I’m having to clean after every use.
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz @morninggloria We are reusing masks beyond the point of viability. And this is in Texas where the cas… https://t.co/oq3QO3hRrx
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz @morninggloria If anything we are reusing them for weeks at a time.
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz @BradleyWhitford We are not hoarding masks. Due to the shortage we are actually being told to reuse ma… https://t.co/vwJasvNRbz
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz @morninggloria I am a paramedic and my wife is an RN. Can confirm: zero masks in my house/car.
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz Can confirm. No hoarding. Limiting staff who see patients to limit mask use. And I cannot thank… https://t.co/Ty5y3XfaKm
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz I have to use 1 mask for 8 hours. Normally they are a use and discard item.
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz Definitely not. Not gloves, not toilet paper, not hand sanitizer. Actually I’m not hoarding anything b… https://t.co/KS6puAG7cc
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz Mine has lasted a week. No idea when I’ll get another...
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz You are correct, we are not.
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @brianschatz Been using the same mask for 2 weeks. Not hoarding.
Retweeted by Brian Schatz @mattyglesias @jbarro There’s 150B for that.Healthcare workers are not hoarding masks. Healthcare workers, please feel free (if you have time) to confirm in th… https://t.co/7r8Ewyf8MX @ChodeCaptain @henrynathanmia You might just wanna check if you qualify with your mortgage servicer. There will be… https://t.co/vXMsGUUQph @ChodeCaptain We fought to include everyone, and lost. But yes this is a gap. For what it's worth if your private m… https://t.co/pvqnOEWXSlHawaii Homeowners falling behind: If you have a federally backed mortgage, and you might without knowing it, you co… https://t.co/F9XF7cIVY1
3/29
2020

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