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Well Mitt Romney arriving in -- in the past hour to officially take the presidential nomination of Republican Convention and if elected he says he will not appoint fed chair.
Ben Bernanke to a third term meanwhile Bernanke and fed members descending on Jackson Hole Wyoming for there.
Annual fabled conference there and Wyoming governor Matt -- joins us now from the convention.
Governor -- Ben Bernanke is in your state this week.
But your -- Romney thinks it's time for a new fed chief do you agree with your candidates -- Hello I'm -- -- -- and first it's great to have anybody in Wyoming and beautiful Jackson hall we get a lot of tourists out there this time here.
Cutting governor Romney's on track as we look at that issue -- jobs the economy he knows that changes need to be made self.
I think governor Romney -- very close attention of this and and meetings with them.
I know that he thinks that changes.
Needed but -- number of people would say that Bernanke helped saved.
The American economy and the entire global -- from real meltdown and it.
You don't change horses in midstream his term ends I think early 2014 you figure the economy is fixed by then -- Well I think it's gonna take a wallet fix the economy and I think you gotta look at energy you gotta look at what we're doing in this country with the current jobs and economy and it may be midstream that is not a stream that we wanna stay -- and so.
I think that you know we have to take a fresh look and I think governor Romney is prepared to do that.
Now let's talk energy policy actually came at what -- come up with an energy plan -- -- own state.
And you look draw contrast between your view of fracking and the Obama administration's view which is basically fracking -- tell us about that.
Well I think is the wrong view and on top of that this is an issue -- best left to the states you know the state -- Wyoming two years ago came up with hydraulic fracturing rules.
And I would say the federal government if -- such a big issue wire you two years late to the table that's number one number two was gonna -- inconsistent regulatory.
Scheme that is not good for business and so this is an area best left to the states the states can do it and we have a greater motivation of doing it right.
-- the federal government this is our backyards and we insist on a clean environment and our states by the people of Wyoming more interested in.
New jobs or more interested in making sure that nothing from fracking could potentially harm -- there -- While you know while we reject that either war I think we can have both we need a clean environment and we we want the jobs and we want the strength of energy can bring this country.
And the fact is we have proven track record in Wyoming in doing that and we can continue to do that.
We have five point 3% unemployment but -- second largest industry is tourism and that's why people come to beautiful Wyoming from -- tower -- Jackson home.
This is we have that wonderful environment.
Yes sir and lastly governor let's talk that drought you actually about farmer and -- -- yourself.
Yeah the damage being done I think 2223.
Counties have been declared disasters the damage being done it it is a permanent damage or did nothing that a little rain couldn't help.
Well we we certainly got any a lot of ran a lot of moisture this winner but it it is severe as I talked a multi generational ranchers out there they say you know.
Great granddad used to -- about the drought of some some year.
But it is severe and our hearts go out all across the country who are suffering from this crowd and of course the effect is going to be higher food prices which is not good for anybody so.
It's a severe problem in Wyoming and many other states and so we're certainly hope for a good moisture here.
All right why -- governor Matt -- thank you very much for being let us sir thanks thanks.
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