“The only thing that will save businesses is consumer demand,” he wrote in a series of tweets Sunday. “No amount of loans to businesses will save them or jobs if their customers aren’t buying.”

His thoughts:

  • Have a transitional jobs program that hires millions of people for a federal tracking/tracing/testing program, along with support for at-risk populations.
  • Implement a spending stimulus program that provides 128 million households with a $1,000 check every two weeks for the next two months. Issue a rule that it must be spent within 10 days.

“We have to get to that point where the White House standard becomes the national standard, I think, in order for consumers to feel safe going out, in order for employers to feel completely safe bringing people back to work,” he said.

Cuban’s name has been mentioned as a potential presidential candidate in the 2020 election.

 


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