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A former senator Ted Kaufman of Delaware joins us now a little bit more on the president's job speech on Thursday night always good to see you senator this is.
Idea of working -- the see a doctor you know the I did they're going to get -- think past you know believe that down.
Well He got a bill -- -- garments like -- in the football.
Now the people on the football way but but I think this is really incredibly important.
And I think that.
You know a lot of the -- -- they want -- explain why she now has a prompting John Boehner and president bomber Mitch McConnell.
The country's really split right down the middle the on the latest survey I saw half the people think that we should worry about.
Spend money for recovery and other people said we -- spend money in and lower the deficit.
It's hard if the electorate doesn't agree to something to get consensus something but I think this one's big enough that people -- hopefully we'll -- their senses.
It seems to me there's a good chance that you were gonna go through this with nobody being police in other words those on the left that want more big spending they will get the votes from Republican house of representatives to get that and those than the right that really wanna see -- cut spending and and really wanna cut cut cut to the -- they might not necessarily get what they want her either and out of old.
Usually -- -- alright good gridlock is good but is gridlock and in this case.
-- -- Now and I don't think relax I Alley gridlock is good -- -- but you know like we've passed a lot of legislation -- let at the frequently -- recent years.
But -- I think it's get that key word is compromise.
I mean nobody I mean I -- worked in Washington.
On the staff of Senator Biden Vice President Biden now for 22 years two years I was a senator.
I don't see a whole lot of of bills that everybody kind of -- on the bigger history we have -- basically we -- right after 911.
Whether everybody were together but that was because everybody in the country agree chair with -- basic promise you put your parent but we -- is compromise we He had gotten you never.
Give me legislation.
Democracy's about compromise and if we don't have compromise -- again I think but I think the I I really like to think that this is so incredibly important for every one.
That we will get some compromise in both sides will give a little -- -- things that that the Democrats proposing that the president wants to do that the Republicans would go along with.
Well I think the payroll tax say that CMA to witness first thing is do no harm we don't want -- we don't resent that and get that back.
And I think that there's a lot of -- Republican side about infrastructure and I think that there's a lot of infrastructure that was out there after they have Recovery Act that.
Couldn't be done two years but is in the books to do now I think there's a lot of bridges and things -- that I'm reading outnumber Republicans are saying the same thing.
Let's get into the infrastructure let's get let's create jobs that does not come up with some fancy theory that's that things where we spend the money we -- -- the jobs.
And infrastructure bridges highways we needed.
So I look.
Connell we have to do something.
I mean their worst of all worlds whether you know you can be for for cutting spending but look what happened Japan when they couldn't get job growth going -- the deficits really I don't.
So we don't get the jobs gone when I get the economy consumers are gonna spend money and we're -- they're gonna bigger deficits whether revenue deficits are expense -- is really doesn't matter.
Their deficits and we all know that we cannot keep running these deficits not a single job created last month we found out and try to all right -- senator Kaufman good to see again thanks for coming up.
Always a pleasure -- I wonder he's glad he's gone next time he's on one -- can have -- -- government.
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