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One and white house Press Secretary Jay Carney -- going after congressman Paul Ryan's newest budget proposal -- today said quote.
You have to be are you ready aggressively and deliberately ignorant of the world economy.
Not to know and understand the clean energy technologies are going to play a huge role in the 21 century.
I'm now joined by a member of the House Budget Committee she supports congressman Ryan's budget congresswoman Diane black.
Great to have you with -- my my my what Smart people at the White House where they can talk about.
The head of the Budget Committee is being aggressively and deliberately ignorant of the world economy.
On my mind what's so good to be with you tonight -- and I look at these segments prior to myself -- good pieces that you're bringing up tonight good.
Well I I at this point aggressively and deliberately ignorant of the world economy.
There is so much rhetoric coming out of the Democratic Party.
Particularly on Capitol Hill but now joined in by Jay Carney.
Whatever party he belongs to.
On a budget.
A proposal that doesn't even get to a balanced budget until 2040.
I mean this is not exactly radical stuff -- it.
Well you know what if you cannot.
Talk about your own accomplishments I guess you have to.
Put other people down in order to feel good but look this is just the start this is a bite at the apple and until we get serious about facing.
The drivers of our debt -- -- not going to balance this budget and this budget begins to do that will be.
He even yes and in north -- -- let us be very direct you and I know each other respect you -- The fact of the matter is.
This budget doesn't reduce spending does it doesn't really get a hold of the issue doesn't balance -- budget for 2040.
I mean we're talking toward -- seven years to get to a balanced budget for.
-- let me talk about a couple of things that really help to understand about how this budget is set out first of all.
A number of those programs we talk about doing changes in mandatory spending it takes a while before you actually see -- The cost savings on -- so where and when you look at the budget in the earlier -- you don't see those costs.
I understand you I think structurally parents is very intelligent yet very Smart and -- -- war.
And I promise you they understand that.
What they also understand is that there is a rationalizations.
For process in Washington DC that will lead us.
To the -- into being a debtor nation in perpetuity because even the best -- the Monday.
In that congress.
Are not taking action there won't be anything done this year this is this is a stalking horse and a presidential campaign year.
I don't want I don't know what the political consequences will be but I do know that the economic impact upon the judicial.
Legislative impact rather.
What will be zero.
Well you know -- Lou we have got to do our job here in the house.
Even if we don't believe that something can happen in the senate and even when I was back -- the state legislature I didn't make the decisions of policy decisions.
Depending upon what I thought that the senate was gonna do something about that we have got to show -- very clear path.
The presidents can't take this into more debt more spending.
We have a path that takes us in the opposite direction doesn't move fast enough no I'd like to move faster and we're gonna continue to look at ways to move fast when we've.
Got to your point I that I -- in fairness point out that the Obama the Obama budget proposal -- such as they are.
We'll leave this nation not a into oblivion in terms of debt and deficits as far as.
But the reality is we're still grappling with the real -- the size of government leveling.
The mission of government.
The constraint of government in our wives and the reduction of debt and deficits forthwith.
Well you are so right you know I couldn't -- it any better than that we have got to face the fact.
That the central government is much too large we've got to give those responsibilities back to the states.
And we will continue to work with everything that we have we need some willing partners in the senate in the presidency to really get accomplished.
But I don't think that we should stop looking at those the policies.
We have to continue to move forward so that when we do get those willing partners we've already had vetted the legislation.
Will have its.
Scored and we know that at least that's a path that we should be on can we go faster on to a wanna go faster absolutely but I think Lou we've got to take a look.
At the past fifteen futures.
The president gives us one and we give one the other way which is cutting that -- the conversation here.
In that capital for the last three and a half almost four years now is spend spend spend.
Since we have been here we're talking about cut cut cut -- like it willing partners that'd be able to do the job we need to -- -- shrinking the size of government absolutely.
And the reality is that the national economic future depends absolutely I'm getting fiscal policy in your.
In your lovely environs under control congresswoman we thank you for your time.
Unfortunately we're out of it look for to talk you're against it thanks so much thank you live for the work you did thank you congressman.
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