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One battleground state two very big battles President Obama just wrap it up again it was in Virginia all across the state governors association kicking off a three day convention.
Many of the -- they're critical of president's health -- law Wisconsin governor Scott Walker one.
Guards the authorities rock -- to put it mildly governor good to have you kind of -- schedule we appreciate your -- the time.
Now my pleasure stepping up between sessions it's beautiful here was spurred almost as beautiful as Wisconsin.
They could close Iraq on the governor's I had it.
The president is saying that he's open to you governor's going slow on these exchanges taking your time.
What do you make of that.
Well I may -- a lot of back -- in an issue that you think would be the centerpiece.
Considering all the attention they put on the first part of this term instead of focusing on the economy and jobs.
This is an issue as I wrote this -- the Washington Post it's a bad deal for the it's a disaster for the people with scouts and I think it's a disaster.
For most states and most the people around that the entire country and I think he's backtracking from -- -- he's realizing it's incredibly unpopular.
And that people now realize because of the supreme court's action the only way to stop Obama careful going into effect is to stop Obama for being the president.
You know it's interesting -- -- focus governor on the mandatory coverage saying but it turns out that this whole Medicaid -- in the stages thank.
Is where the court ruled in in in favor of like governors like you're just saying wait a minute this this is a little bit of a sticky wicket here I mean.
This could be the thing that torpedoes it.
Well it is and I think you're gonna see.
A lot of democratic governor sitting on their hands between now November sex but many of them privately.
Think many more after the election are going to be raising a red flag of concern because Medicaid's already a program that nearly every state Republican or Democrat led -- life.
Nearly every state faces is one of the biggest pieces.
Heating up their state budgets is out of control Medicaid costs we've tried to rein that in even though we added a billion to one of the biggest increases the country.
The biggest increase in my state system -- put in place reforms.
To make that sustainable but -- that on top of that aggressive growth we see around the country.
The CBO by -- numbers alone say that Medicaid is likely to grow in the first eight years by about 3%.
There's no way states can keep up with that that's a massive tax increase.
On the not just on the federal taxpayers -- -- massive tax increase on stakes taxpayers at a time when -- of -- can afford it more tax increases.
You know governor when last we spoken personally -- the big -- recall election that you won handily.
You -- at -- and -- and an interview that YouTube you thought something was starting your beyond Wisconsin and sure enough Friday after Europe.
Very comfortable win we start seeing voters in and -- in San -- day.
-- -- -- Entertain reining in public co worker cause a bit of the very democratic union friendly mayor of the Los Angeles and -- the same.
A number of other states and municipalities cities looking at bankruptcy or or or anything that could have them get a handle on this stuff.
What what have you -- governor.
Why I think in the end people realize.
I think people realize that long before my election.
That these costs are growing without control that this is like a virus -- up more more -- state or local government budgets.
And that it was out of control I think -- what the recall show.
The fact that we wind not only one but we won -- a larger margin with a larger turnout.
In 2012 than in 2010 and it shows not only two Republican governors but to discerning Democrat governors and even some mayors.
It's you know what you can't take these challenges out and not run the risk of being thrown out of office because of voters more than anything what people to stand up and take on the tough issues and we saw that not just a conservative Republican leaning voters we saw that in independent and even some self identified Democrat voters.
Who said you know what some -- sustainable -- -- -- the other interesting thing is the exit polls.
Which were skewed against us they showed 5050 we want to -- -- -- 7% a larger margin the last time.
Even in those exit polls which were skewed.
Nearly 40% of the self identify union households voted for -- I think that shows a lot of private sector unions.
Our our our people households are people who pay taxes who already pay a lot for the pension and health care and they say what gives what's the big deal.
Not asking the public sector to -- some reasonable cost for this as well.
I think this is the start of many things that'll happen like this across the country and it needs to.
Our governor I was I say we knew you when we knew you when governor thank you very much for -- Thank you --