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Freshman congressman this is what I was talking about -- of a good news pledged to have -- how about the nation's fifteen trillion dollar national debt.
They're actually returning money from their congressional budgets.
Two the treasury for the specific purpose.
Of cutting the doubt my next guest returning nearly 200000 dollars we welcome congressman Joseph Walsh Republican of Illinois congressman.
Well what's wrong with -- I mean.
You're not and they you're not in the spirit of the place what what is what is the -- you.
And -- -- it there's just such madness in this town we held a news conference today eight of us freshman.
Were returning about a 1000004.
From our own personal congressional budgets were specifically.
Asking the speaker.
To apply that to debt reduction right now.
And to the looks on some of our friends in the media was almost comical they didn't get it or they looked bored or they said only one point four million.
I the most the most frustrating part about being a congressman is you know -- you've been seen this for years.
We our -- this country is broke and we came here to do something about it.
And I know this is in billions of dollars but here is a wonderful gesture of look a few congressmen.
Actually walking the walk I think it's important.
-- I do -- and I think it may be symbolic but it's also meaningful.
To you into the other congressmen.
To do so I think that's an example you may be ostracized by -- 400 and -- seven other members of of the House of Representatives may -- decided as well but I think you've done something very important.
Let let let's talk about the Florida results last night as a as a Republican.
Are you pleased with what you saw unfold.
And in Florida and what do you make of the primary so far.
If you -- -- maybe I'm a contrary and Lou but I I don't mind that the -- I don't mind the fight that Republicans are having.
I wouldn't mind if this continued for a while look the stakes are huge.
We have to be.
Obama and and I and I I don't worry because I think whenever this process ends.
Whoever our nominee is I think we're gonna line up all the Republicans and independents in this country.
In that and they're gonna they're gonna get behind -- -- running against this president Mitt Romney ran a great campaign in Florida.
You know I was talking -- -- -- the chairman of or Republican Party not any points out very clearly and I think accurately.
Other whatever the results of this this long running.
Perhaps long running.
A primary important while the liberals are talking about how bashing and bloody it is.
Are you saying don't forget you know.
The party will get behind whoever the nominee is and we'll be very focused -- that support they haven't even begun.
To do that at this point.
Congressman it's created you to be here -- we appreciated and we compliment you and your colleagues.
In congress or cutting your own budgets to put money toward.
Deficit in the debt.
Good work and thanks for banks couldn't talk to be with -- -- thank congressman Joseph Walsh Republican --