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Look bad economy getting worse the jobs market still alive support something -- be topic number one at the GOP debate tonight on Fox News.
All eyes seem to be -- Mitt Romney and Rick Perry and who can create more jobs.
-- former New Mexico governor and now GOP presidential hopeful Gary Johnson.
Plants open some eyes tonight because He says no one in the government ever creates a job.
Republicans included and he's finally getting his own podium tonight but first he's -- welcome -- -- Charles.
Great to be with you and I think got O'Neill Cavuto deserves some credit from I am being here in Florida tonight so I wanted to be able to thank him if he's watching thanks -- Absolutely I remember the segment it was a -- but serious segment and on congratulations are being included tonight because.
You're actually one of the few people out there that saying let's and the government can't solve this the government can't create jobs so with a focus on something else what's -- would be focused on how -- we get out of this Malays.
Well as president of the United States I am promising.
To submit a balanced budget to congress the first year that I'm in office.
I am promising to veto legislation.
Expenses exceed revenue.
And I think we should throw out the entire federal tax system and replace it with a consumption tax.
The fair tax which does away with all federal tax personal income tax business tax corporate tax that in my opinion.
Reboots the American economy to really.
Create tens of millions of jobs from the private sector wise startups grow and nurture a business anymore on the planet.
Other than the United States given a zero corporate tax environment.
I got to tell you as a businessman knows -- that that sounds like music to my heirs.
How do you how do you think he'll be able to get this if you -- the went to get both sides of the aisle though to really operate together.
Because right now the dysfunction is there's really it's it's tremendous.
And that's -- like any ideas to make it through.
So so Charles.
I get elected president -- states promising to submit a balanced budget to congress doesn't that Jewish.
Isn't that you're shouting at congress by the American people that they want a balanced budget.
Now congress doesn't balance the budget I'm gonna veto legislation.
Expenses exceeding revenue.
They override that veto.
I'm gonna suggest to you that that that this spending will be lower in that scenario.
Then if you're going to elect a president who's promising to do this over fifteen or twenty year period.
Because that's the only prudent thing to do.
Don't under estimate to change that can occur.
Given the bully pulpit if you will and as governor of New Mexico as present -- United States don't under estimate.
When it comes to rules and regulations because the president's because as governor of New Mexico I controlled.
All of the boards and commissions -- controlled all of the agencies I controlled rules and regulations.
That I would argue got got better on a daily basis with the roots in common sense don't underestimate how much -- fact that also has.
On the economy and business and growth.
Well having said that and with all these roles in these regulations and the new health care law kicking and where do you stand on that because a lot of people saying it's just those as those very dark clouds.
That are creating what really what's become.
A strike a strike by big employers to strike by small employers there's a sort of gonna traders waiting for this -- the blow over.
Back to submitting a balanced budget to congress I think repeal of president Obama's health -- it health care plan is part of that.
I think repeal of the are Republicans up prescription health care a benefit past when they control both houses of congress is part of that equation.
Part of that equation is reducing military spending by 43%.
Believing that week and have a strong.
By also cutting military spending by 43% the operative word being defense.
As opposed to -- -- as opposed to our nation building.
Weren't borrowing 43 cents out of every dollar -- spending on where building roads schools bridges and highways.
In countries all over the world -- Iraq and Afghanistan don't we have those same needs here today it's just.
It's just common sense out the window.
For all for a long time got governor before I let you go if all of these things that do come to fruition.
Then essentially you'll create a climate that does create jobs so we might be able to say that -- creating jobs.
Well that that I I have that I did have an impact on the business environment right New Mexico.
I vetoed legislation that was gonna make business worse and I controlled the rules and regulations they got better.
It was conducive environment to big time job growth in New Mexico when I was governor.
OK well listen good luck tonight I'll make sure -- gets the message from you.
And we're going to be watching.
Charles thank you very much thank you.
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