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Point joining me now for more on the debt negotiations -- Republican congresswoman -- homers.
Member of the house committee on small business agriculture foreign affairs.
Congresswoman thanks for being with us let me ask you -- or is it your sense of that the two sides are any closer to coming together on a deal.
Well I believe we are because -- The Republican Party the Republican conference has come together tonight today unite it on -- plan.
Moving forward in now what we need is for the president.
To do with the American people like it would be a leader and comes to the table and talk about this cut -- balancing act that we are going to be voting on next Tuesday.
The the cap the cut capital balance legislation.
The particulars of being worked out right now.
But is it is it your judgment that that would pass the house that idea.
It is it is.
I -- today in conference something that I haven't seen in awhile which is -- -- -- night in the Republican Party coming together congratulating each other.
On and move forward we have been looking for this we have been wanting this -- -- to the president for leadership in adjusted air.
Our leadership on the other hand has -- working hard all along this -- happen balancing act.
We'll put in place the essential that we need to be able to move forward to that we are not continuing this overspending.
That -- instantly.
It will ream them the balance down to for 2012.
The -- -- 200 number eleven billion dollars.
Winds which is better than we've seen in the past we did not continued sound like this.
This President Obama -- office.
He has he has increases at three point seven trillion dollars.
We have a spending problem it's aren't the debt ceiling -- -- not an issue of the debt ceiling means -- -- the fact that spending is too high.
Spending is too high and will not apparently in the should that -- senator Mitch McConnell is planned.
B there framework for whatever.
Ultimate deal was done father wouldn't be spending cuts than you do you support that.
Well no as a matter of fact we have got to have spending cuts we are committed to spending cuts we -- committed to no tax increases.
You know the president made those comments about 80% of the people in America being in favor.
That is just simply not true.
What I think he is hearing the American people saying yeah okay increase the revenue to sue the government but do like creating jobs.
If the -- is -- you create more tax revenue you will bring into the government and we can't bring down the -- in.
But that's what the American people are saying they're telling us.
To raise taxes they're telling us to cut spending be responsible and move forward and we're not -- the -- on to our children.
Congresswoman -- -- -- thank you very much for being with us here tonight.
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