PBS NewsHour

One unemployed man’s take on COVID relief fight

Clip: 12/28/2020 | 4m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Millions of unemployed Americans watched the weekend fight over COVID relief play out with a sense of exasperation over feeling like pawns in a game of political football, said Michael West, 60, an Uber driver who has been out of work since the spring. He talks to Amna Nawaz about the realities of pandemic job loss and what he thinks Americans like him need from Congress in the coming months.

Aired: 12/28/20

Rating: NR

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