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Last night the number two Democrat in the senate said.
The senate doesn't have the votes to pass the president's jobs bill.
My next guest says the president's bill is simply a disaster.
Joining me now for more of the jobs build the killing of -- -- all all of -- -- the congressman -- -- of Texas vice chair of the subcommittee on crime terrorism.
And Homeland Security.
Congressman great to have you with -- first your thoughts always good to be with you -- thank you thank you and your thoughts on.
Taking out the that Overture terrorists on on the list.
Well it it's fantastic news.
If if the colonel -- does it had better intelligence back Capitol Hill He would know that not everybody ever politician on Capitol Hill.
Immediately says intelligence failure.
It was in fact got an op -- come in now a day and roar backer that says the solution.
Is the way we started we put in intelligence we put in special ops we embedded them into.
The northern alliance then we disarm the mark northern alliance.
And this is a big win taken out Al walking but.
You've got to understand this administration has been negotiating indirectly and now directly.
With the Taliban don't let us get out -- -- they're gonna take back over the country they're gonna kill all of the people that that helped us.
The better solution is more intelligence back imbedded with special ops.
We had double what He -- good Taliban book.
With with -- less than a thousand people and then we started seeing and then tens of thousands to be occupiers.
There is a huge danger of this administration walking away.
And it's a big win in Yemen but what is going on right now in Afghanistan.
With the assess I was supposed to be meeting -- Dana.
Also -- the some of the northern alliance leaders this week.
From northern Afghanistan.
But the Taliban.
Who supposedly is -- they're not dead they just assassinated.
Rabbani's or one of those that the leaders of the country.
North our lives later and they sent -- a message.
We have a message of peace from the Taliban it was an explosion that killed in.
So things are not going well in Afghanistan but we could have a win there if we go back to the way intelligence special ops.
Get the troops out.
What we could still win in Afghanistan were losing badly right now.
A couple points.
This CIA led operation.
-- with the northern alliance in Afghanistan carried out in the early -- months.
Effective control the Taliban.
Absolutely in disarray and just exactly as you sex right.
But that was occurring under an entirely different commander in chief president George W.
Bush at this -- well but it is also -- -- -- it.
But if I -- This is the president who worked out ordered.
Big of killing of Osama bin Laden it was done this is the number two al-Qaeda operative done.
He has a very strong record of success in going after the al-Qaeda leadership.
Well He does in that and thank goodness for those under him that'd be encouraged that rather than those surrounding.
Who -- discouraged and encourage the contrary so way it is a success congress right I feel like we're not really a vast.
I get the feeling congress it really a little as a country like.
Not I'm telling you it was a great victory to take out Al walking there but you can't take out one person and leave an entire country.
Well back for the Taliban but without consequences it'll be pretty brutal.
But let's go through -- but not so limiting.
Good job taken out -- Joaquin that a way to go but we have got to put.
Our minds back to Afghanistan.
And the Taliban that is growing in strength every day.
And it to that larger issues that you were that -- describe it.
What do we do what do we do immediately.
To him to remove the Taliban.
We -- two things we rearm the northern alliance I didn't know until I met with them about a year and a half ago.
We disarmed those guys after they defeated the pat Taliban and said I where the US will take care of things from here.
It was a huge mistake and that was under a Republican.
Presidency but we should never done that just as we shouldn't have disbanded.
The -- -- military that would've gone to bat for us instead of against us but we did we disarm them.
That allowed the Taliban to come back all the normal lives are asking is.
Outlook -- troubled nation you've tried to -- get a centralized government you have Karzai and corrupt regime.
They so elect.
They regional governors the mayors of police chiefs they said let us elect our regional governors are mayor let us a point.
The police chiefs regionally.
Give us back our weapons will be the natural enemy.
As we are to the Taliban they need to be re -- they need to have a local elections and we can get that we can -- successfully.
It'll be a great way to go in this administration is not yet considering that option.
Well I suspect after you have described a way forward that they will be congressman.
And -- have -- so -- -- president listens to me all the time.
Well I won't listen to -- but maybe a listen to you -- well I don't think we should well.
Who knows that a lot of fortune takes -- strange growth.
Congressman we're going -- does thanks very much but -- solely due the president forgetting how lucky outspent Brett thank.