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The Democrats insist all the Democrats that we spoke to a bonding company they insist that raising taxes helps the economy.
They point to what Bill Clinton did back in 1993 when he first took office raised taxes and then the Democrats say the economy took off and the deficit went down.
They want to do the same thing again with President Obama -- in the first 2013.
Is Scott Garrett.
He's Republican from -- Jose he joins us from Capitol Hill.
I wanted to ask you what do you think about argument.
All other Democrats right in saying that Clinton's tax increases produced a booming economy.
Could they be -- right to again if we do the same thing -- -- -- the first.
Up affecting what do you think I think about that I thought I have a pretty good ideas -- you tell us.
Well on this one I would agree with the president.
When he was a senator and when he was a senator of course you know he famously said that during a recession is no time to raise taxes on anyone.
And I agree with a philosophy when we're in a recessionary almost recessionary period it is not.
Good to take.
From the wealth producers of this country whether they're the job creators are the people who work for the job creators -- no good to take their money.
And senate where I'm looking at right now to our nation's capital.
And have us take 25 upwards of 25% of the GDP and spending as we think is the best way let the American public spend their own hard earned money the way that they will spend that well.
And that is best for the coming.
All all they don't.
Are they right in saying that Bill Clinton raised taxes posting it did when he got into the White House in 1993 raise taxes other -- -- saying that that did indeed produce a growing economy for the rest of the decade.
There so you -- yet to take a step back and to see where things were coming from prior to them it's much more on much more complicated issue than just looking at that fact now.
Raising taxes didn't do anything.
Go back prior to -- go back to Reagan revolution go back to the putting the foundational platform that.
That administration was able to set the country on the course to are growing expanding economy.
-- Clinton in one sense had the benefit of all those efforts put in place and of course Republican congress during that period as well.
Pushing him in other areas such as welfare reform and other areas of reform in congress at that time all those who contributed to the fact that we have a growing economy and increase in revenue and be able to look to -- close to a balanced budget those -- do you think that America could get back.
To real growth real solid months and leave the rest of the world now to what looks like from growing slump and if you think that how do we do it.
I absolutely can -- first thing we need to do is doing -- restore certainty in the marketplace.
If your business owner of your investor you're not -- investor knock your expenditures and are gonna hire people in occupy that your truck build a new building.
If you do not know hey what the tax policy is you do not know what's your cost for health -- going to be.
We don't know what the red tape is going to be the regulations out of Washington going to be.
You're gonna step back and not do any investment hire anyone.
So first step is provide certainty provided tax code that to continue vacillate repeal obamacare and -- still place for a health care that cost over through the roof.
And and do just like we did last weekend house -- a red tape still to try to get rid of the right thing would.
Would -- declaration.
Of intent be enough if you say I'm gonna appeal repeal obamacare unguided really -- in that Dodd-Frank.
I'm gonna rain in the red tape.
I'm gonna cut taxes or change the tax code -- if he's that good enough just make that declaration of intent -- You you you make that declaration of intent today and then the election is the opportunity for the public to believe that -- within.
Elected officials probably Republican elected officials -- will be able to carry that forward in January just making the declaration is none -- you actually have to.
Put your money where their mouth is and pass those -- repeal obamacare.
It's solidify the tax code make its more fair and also bring down the -- -- get rid of the red tape.
Do those things saying is easy but actually implementing its -- part and Republicans will do that next year.
Comes from Scott Garrett full disclosure you on my congressman as I always like to say and thanks for joining and in today's appreciate it thank you.
It's my pleasure victory.
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