Lamar Alexander warns ‘not enough money’ to help everyone

Congress won’t be able to appropriate enough money to help all those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Sen. Lamar Alexander warned on Sunday.

“There’s not enough money to help everybody hurt when you shut down the government,” the Tennessee Republican said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

The solution to reopening the economy is to “test, trace isolate, treatments and vaccines,” said Alexander, who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. “We have to let people go back to work and earn a living.