West Virginia senator: 'I recognize the struggle and that help is still needed'

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito talks stimulus negotiations, the need to hold the election on Nov. 3 and whether schools can safely reopen.
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Transcript for West Virginia senator: 'I recognize the struggle and that help is still needed'
The big question now how long might it take for millions of Americans to get more help from the federal government. Joining us now Republican senator Shelly Moore cap until from West Virginia thanks so much for your time senator. There so as you're well aware the 600 dollars extra and unemployment benefits expire at midnight and there's a fair amount of the blame game to be played in Washington right now. For just why there's no new stimulus bill let's put all that aside for a second what's your message tonight to those. Families that are struggling struggling in Charleston crabs where we're both parents are out of work for them. This is of course not about politics it's about being able to have Fuji. Yeah. Are. The or on. It. It. We're. That. Our work we're. I bill at a in. The rubble. Are. We're out orders or whether you're at it this war. Where all. This do. And now let's dive into the negotiations a veteran Democrats in the house did pass a three trillion dollar bill ten weeks ago. The senate has not taken it up White House chief of staff mark meadows called Democrats fundamentally. Un serious about stimulus negotiations. What's the latest on these talks and do you think it you in your colleagues have the full perspective and understanding of the optics of going home without a deal. Well I certainly helpful in the optics and I Westford. Out last. I thousand. Eagle declare on him. So all the Rio. An op art. It's C as well they see it. One dollar and not dare well. It. 600. Or. Law. We. Are. All. All this. Not turning out to the president's tweet yesterday suggesting that the election should be delayed we should tell the president has no authority to delay an election that power of course lies in congress. An op Ed in the New York Times. Just yesterday it was said that that tweet is fascist and it's self grounds for the president's immediate impeachment. Do you agree. I think. That. It's sweet I immediately just read what he was. Hanging there are. Trouble spots are. And they are election. Well. Are. We are. Here city. Now of course used to be a college counselor offering career advice to so many. Do you worry about the told of this pandemic is taking on our children and young adults but when is the right time to send students back to classrooms in and college campuses across the country. I adds it's our hearts started. And or are losing. Europe learning started out our our college. Students who are you Al recede. Are looking to. Opt. Our eight. It wouldn't do a eight. It. It's. Oh. He. We're. Aren't. Eager our students this there are eager. To. Senator shelling more cap until we thank you so much for your time really appreciate you coming on the show tonight. Aren't they.

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