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Back to the headline story of the day unions would -- a big loss in last night's elections in Wisconsin and in San Diego and incentives that.
-- set the tone for November perhaps -- Marsha Blackburn a Republican from Tennessee live with us now from Capitol Hill congresswoman thanks for joining us.
I'm looking at a headline in the New York Times.
Where they actually use the -- Survives they say Governor -- survive -- a bid to remove him what do you make of that.
I think Governor Walker a wallop them.
And Wisconsin and sent a very clear message to big unions and that that day is over.
When they can make these outrageous demands and they've got to green their pensions and their programs into line with -- happening in the private sector what.
I think Governor Walker is going to end up being one at the great governors have our time he is going to set a model by which other states can follow.
To bring -- they are standing in line and truly reformed the -- state governments work and it is -- sent.
And that message to everybody -- in congress to get the fiscal house in order.
Okay I've got I've got to move quickly so I'm gonna last for a relatively short answer to a big question if I may -- I look not got this latest CBO report that says our debt.
The end of this year is going to be -- that it's ever been.
Relative to our economy come since World War II that's -- -- really shocking number right that.
I want to know what you would do what you gonna do about spending -- would you -- and when would you cut it.
And number one -- across the board spending cuts -- is pleased to see that governor Romney.
Is in favor of a 5% across the board cut you've got Governor Christie and others that have followed this pattern in their states.
Make across the board cuts -- formed the trust funds social security and Medicare several trust funds with there.
Get your Medicaid the largest entitlement under control.
Those -- the places where we need to start in the easiest way to deal with that discretionary portion -- spending.
Is across the board -- when would you impose net costs.
I go to the floor I go to the floor every year with bales to cut 12 -- 5% across the floor -- was on that.
Floor last night with the -- to call 1% out of the energy in Watergate.
Water appropriations will hold that vote later this afternoon.
Do you think that they economy weak as it is could handle an immediate across the board costs in government spending.
Absolutely because we're borrowing forty cents of every dollar that we spend of course our economy can handle that -- if we don't -- that's.
Then our publicly -- debt.
It's going to be larger than the entire US economy by the time we get to 22 anything it.
People can got to my website like burned -- house Scott got and read this CBO report that you had mentioned.
-- we appreciate you being with as much just saw would you pay -- -- like well we're still protecting them.
An amendment through last night sixty fact that EPI police on -- -- arms.
I didn't know -- thank you very much reminding everybody south alliance Atlantis that we get we keep the incandescent -- doing.
Well we're gonna keep -- EPI police -- taking them off the shelves at Home Depot and places like that you've got secure base.
Barton -- -- Blackburn that are protecting your right to freedom of choice and light bulbs lovely.
Russian black whatever but -- Republican Tennessee thanks for joining appreciate it.