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Any and balanced approach to balancing the budget congressman Crawford we're definitely -- -- and a surtax.
As long as it's tied to a balanced budget amendment.
And -- that this fellow is is -- Robert Republican he's from the state of Arkansas now that's relevant because Arkansas has the lowest percentage of millionaires of any state in the union so it was not a big political risks back home from mr.
Crawford but the former Jersey governor that find state.
Saying that it's all risk and overboard for -- want to -- this idea Mike Huckabee to international.
Yeah I want to get discouraged the benefit that we tried to get in declined don't -- but.
The argument is -- -- because it it it it it flies in the face of what is -- when he was campaigning that.
We got -- -- spending first and foremost and then boom this.
Well he's gonna top district it's never been Republican until he wanted any -- -- and that landslide Republican victory in the post obamacare.
He's got top challengers.
Heavy duty democratic district but it is not -- -- district.
And I think he's made a tactical error and that sort of listing -- last on this when.
There's not a big downside there's not an enormous number of millionaires and its congressional district of Arkansas doesn't have as you noted as many as most states.
But the bigger question is is this -- time to be raising taxes on any -- And I don't think any millionaires -- somehow have his or her lifestyle change.
Up it will be changed by an increase of taxes.
If you tax people at the top it's the people who work for the millionaires they don't get pay raises they don't get hired.
They don't get benefits.
In many cases they may get laid off there's been millionaire didn't get to be a millionaire about wasting money but by putting in -- -- stating and making Smart and.
I think I did -- governor I'm just trying to be turned -- would put this guy's saying he's looking more pragmatically impetus and I can appreciate that to this degree.
He's trying to say look.
Democrats are -- -- budge on any of this stuff unless someone brings their pound of flesh.
And and Democrats have been arguing Republicans have to bring about a blast.
Republicans have to say you Democrats have to bring about a -- on entitlements and all.
So now we're talking let's get -- the that the pounding flesh on the table and -- and and this is is off.
And I think that -- to make their assessment I think that the Paris has been on your part deal.
And I do think -- wanted to.
Maybe also some of the Republicans as they've been so adamant in saying absolutely nothing.
We want it completely our way and some of the Democrat -- the -- and here's what.
Point they'll governor and this is what you know he's always absence of rational clear headed guy and I I'd I'd need to know -- spreads.
What I would posit that some Republicans on this view -- -- -- for raising tax -- Is that they they get so.
Stubborn about even addressing things like subsidies.
-- for folks who don't need them.
A tax allowances for companies.
That don't pay any taxes as a result.
At dead at Denton actually when you shut those down worry you -- -- was yes for those.
Who who are affected it will raise their taxes because either they paid no taxes and what -- -- there -- fewer taxes Ronald Reagan himself found that.
To be an anathema.
But we've gotten ourselves in a position where it's this is all or -- I guess what I'm saying and -- -- and -- it.
Is that to you -- tax -- if you shut down those credits.
Those allowances they give people businesses and never paid taxes.
You know -- way to keep not paying any taxes.
No it isn't -- but it it.
Absolutely is city's political opponent not lever have -- ever have had.
And that's why so many politicians are scared to death to take a really but I call a good government.
And I'm not saying this particular proposal is -- is not the government.
I'm not sure that's the -- I think that Simpson bolts approach.
Is frankly the way that we ought to be going in and that is that you have.
Broad selection of ways in which you do see new revenue but you see it by getting rid of some of the loopholes.
Creating a more transparent and across the board.
A flatter fairer tax is the reason I -- and strong air act guy because it's totally transparent.
Everybody that's in the game and if you have a lot of money in Europe multimillionaire.
Gonna pay more taxes because you buy more stuff -- the retail level would you purchased it new.
And that -- make a lot more sense but.
We've gotten into this game about who can be the purest sense that anybody suggest that well maybe we should -- the subsidy are maybe we should you know.
I can't say that did Jesus really take the position.
On whether the tax -- ought to be 35 or 38%.
And you know when people start invoking.
Everything from Jesus to Ronald Reagan -- the argument rather than whether or not it's good for government.
The -- already lost.
-- or another but by the way this side you know governor.
Jesus was dead set against.
Tax credits for credit default carry forwards come up.
-- idea -- not just yet after a survival but -- the more closely.
But I'm sure there are inaccurate and there it's it's part of the that's -- -- -- I don't also it next time it's.
Listen thank you very much governor always pleasant.
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