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-- -- closer than anyone would have imagined in one heavily democratic California district.
A Republican businessman could pull out and upset tonight in a special election.
Voters at the polls right now deciding who should fill Democrat Jane Harman seat.
-- you meet promises to cut spending and taxes and it's integral resonating -- people that are upset that he -- possibly pull an upset.
In this election Gregg joins me now.
And by the way we called -- opponent.
Janice -- and she declined our invitation.
And also full disclosure right here out to get -- personally don't work -- Craig's visits in the past.
And maybe we'll do some in the future and -- that no correct.
Welcome to the show you know.
When we're out there earlier this year the family and I we had dinner with you and your wife and you told me you were running.
I was happy that you're running but I didn't I don't think you had a shot.
What do you think you -- went.
Well Charles as a businessman whenever right try to expand my business I do a lot of due diligence.
And before I ran a.
Philosophy about the selection was that the Democrat.
And a liberal district we get sixty to 70% of all.
We're proving them all wrong we're proving -- that we're gonna win and tonight we're going to be able to send a message back to Washington.
Back to Obama and congress about this debt ceiling about the fact that the economy is the number one issue.
So okay but why why is a message resonating in other words if you web -- me.
It will make ripples all the way from California to be -- but why is your message resonating in an area word this type of message never resonates.
Well you know wet when you drive down the streets we see are building after building.
Either going out of business or -- have gone out of business when I've been going around and the district talking at town halls.
I asked the people probably do you believe the inflation rate of 2% that the government talks about.
Nobody raises their hands Charles you know what they -- -- 681012%.
Because -- are frustrated about what's going on and we're finding that jobless issue that the fact that we have this one point six trillion dollar.
Deficit of fourteen point four trillion dollar national debt.
People are upset and even -- a liberal democratic just reporting Democrat support independent support.
Republicans -- saying enough is enough we got to stop this economic insanity.
And it's like California that which routinely votes that -- themselves in the foot at the polls and you guys have high gas prices because you choose to have them yet you have so many other high prices because you choose to have them.
Do you think that and we've hit this sort of tipping point where people willing to make sacrifices because in -- out of Washington right now.
Is that really the American public can talk the talk -- to the president's point yesterday it's wanting to get elected on this sharper rhetoric it's another thing actually -- it.
I don't think the White House thinks that American people right now -- willing to live the in this sort of the sacrifices that all politicians talk about.
Well you know what I'm about ready to prove them wrong I'm without rated show that even -- democratic district people are concerned about the economy.
And I I see in the beach areas I see it inland I see it from Dennis -- the CMP -- Charles.
People understand that we're an economic crisis and so is this a tipping point I believe it is.
I believe that what we're -- to see is something that's going to send a message for 2012.
That better watch out.
You better stop this start talking about how to get this economy -- control.
We're not gonna win election you're gonna lose in those people to have -- message of economic freedom.
In economic prosperity they're gonna -- Well listen -- obviously from a friend and we've done business before and I I wish you luck and I hope he went so.
I'll talk to -- maybe tonight thanks a lot --