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West Virginia Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito is usually an optimist.
But when it comes to the possibility of a government shutdown after Sept. 30, she’s not expecting a sudden turnaround.
“Maybe a rabbit will be pulled out of a hat next week, at the end of next week when this expires, but right now I’m a little pessimistic.” Capito said.
Republicans in the House of Representatives, where Capito once served, have failed to come to an agreement on how to fund the government.
Capito called a government shutdown destructive to the economy and a road to nowhere.
She noted that the Senate has passed the necessary spending bills in a bipartisan fashion.