West Virginia's Republican candidate Don Blankenship calls Sen. Manchin 'easy to beat

Don Blankenship, a former coal company CEO who was convicted of a misdemeanor for a deadly mine explosion, has cast himself as a political outsider willing to take on the Washington establishment.
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Transcript for West Virginia's Republican candidate Don Blankenship calls Sen. Manchin 'easy to beat
Mr. Glazer I was out around here asking people we're gonna vote for kept hearing your name over and over again they're so roadways or possibly a search from your campaign what he thinks happened. Active Mitch McConnell a big part of it designated about establishment. Where I talk to one voter lost three cousins in the mine disaster and still voting. Well think that that's understandable because I'm the only one has a plan to keep it from happening in them don't want to own truth about it I think the record and a you know so many people that have made an issue about your comment of the campaign at about China people. Why did you inject race into this deficit Chad as the country's boundaries. You know I don't know you are confused about the media the People's Republic of China means that the people there trying to feed. You know we don't use the word child and we used the word American views of or German. I don't think people would know what Chapman is a stroke that probably a word I don't know but operate commonly used. And I wanted to capture not only the Chinese people who live and the 200 million. Non Japanese people the time but to sit at what what I just a Chinese are Parisian what YC China keep. Well how did this say at us says that there's a hundred million people living in China that are not Chinese. And if you want to referred ordered to Oakland lot of movement of the border Mongolia. Because that's where love the tonnage and no coal industry slow wanted to be correct not be politically or whatever corrective is that your local. Chinese American congresswoman said you you're clearly race speeding when you said that. Were you trying to inject race into the discussion here not and inject effectively blocked nearly hyper jobs in West Virginia and went child. Or if you do win tonight. What's your message hi how are your ticket Joseph mansion. But Joseph match nobody's communities killed himself from the troops will be Joseph mentioned without any problem he. Currently state with Hillary Clinton most shoes say that you don't destroy all the coal mining jobs he's voted for funding to planned parent that is. You voted against the tax cuts mean he's killed himself I don't have to really do any thing. You know just Hanukkah banners as regional. Finally you know you're an outsider your business person. You speak your mind you're running against establishment you sound like president truck. And yet president trump said not to vote for you. Want that. Well because Mitch McConnell others totem a lot of them troops that we couldn't be matched and so he was fusion. You know to have mentioned win again that would be illogical conclusion on this because it doesn't know West Virginia politics as well. If you win tonight QB Joseph mansion will you forgive president trump. I don't have a thing as president of he has the same objective from Wendi gala Tutsis is simply some additional troops to war with. Well work with him on the policies and agreements.

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