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Now and we move on to the Republican Convention and opening its first full day of business today.
With -- Romney playing a critical role in defining her husband and personalizing him for voters.
Who up until now may not have been paying that close of attention to the presidential rise.
Joining me now on the phone to discuss the Romney -- ticket and Republican chances come November is congressman Kevin Brady.
Of Texas congressman as a member of the Ways and Means Committee and the joint economic committee congressman great -- on the phone this morning.
In terms of the economy and terms of our financial state in this nation was the most important think Europe the thing the Republicans need to conveyed this week.
I think -- thanks for everything and I think clearly a fresh choice and the direction of the country to moral likely.
Miracle past six trillion dollar debt in the end it now is that dragging down economy the president now has.
The worst economic recovery seven years -- -- did that -- election today there will be fewer Americans working.
Been when pres Obama took off -- -- actually have to take the country backward.
-- number one issue which economy so I think governor Romney and Paul Ryan have achieved show.
Talk about and in -- you greatly different fresh direction the country I think voters are hungry.
If the economy is that lousy then why -- then Mitt Romney.
Running away with this election so far.
I think part of it is.
We've become unfortunately -- of food stamp nation we have nearly thirty.
Two American government in some way.
The president isn't just running with the war chest campaign actually running with the war chest of the US treasury behind him.
We have that many people on the government don't it's been uphill battle orient candidate backed -- I'm pleasantly surprised we're back.
Or at this point election -- debate I think at think governor Romney Paul Ryan.
Have the right ideas they certainly have.
The change the direction of the country in debt and again I think care of -- what's gonna happen -- But America sends you mention the food stamp program and it is up in terms of the total on dollar amount of -- 70%.
And roughly the last five years however when you talk about.
People -- tied to the federal government is through.
In many cases so security and Medicare.
And once people start getting.
These entitlements they do not want to give a -- and they don't even wanna discuss changing on for future generation so how do you make that argument.
Because -- Medicare changes and basically putting in people's individual hands as a critical part of what Paul Ryan has been doing what he's been talking about.
And you have to make a clear and coherent argument about why this is better for the contrary.
You know I think people are hungry for -- -- You know and I think what governor Romney Paul Ryan I'll make the case or is that Medicare is posters are sold or but -- -- Financial trouble we've got to make changes now to preserve them both for.
Those who rely our state as well as for the next generation -- they only want.
With relocation plans to do that -- frankly pres Obama.
I don't want to step up with is side -- -- had for years to lead and failed.
He still has time these bad but I predict he's -- rely more on trying to -- Being -- and actually trying to -- the program April I'll.
The debt clock is that enough though in terms of the financial straits his country is in.
-- said this repeatedly for a number of years yet near record low interest rates right now you have inflation and -- people's wages aren't going up -- -- gas prices -- they see -- prices higher but they don't see the runaway inflation that they did certainly in the seven days.
See you have to figure out a way the Republicans do.
To drive home the fact that this cliff is calming that we are in financial trouble.
When right here right now people might not be feeling that and terms of our mushrooming debt.
You know you know low interest rates all of these are not only of function of what the Fed didn't do what their function of the very.
Weak economic recovery is well and people are starting -- those core prices in their pocket -- Plus because -- -- just -- have the bank because tape -- a comic acting.
People -- it everyday at least in our town hall meeting it has -- just think about it does up to -- him in.
Clearly you know having a second rate economy in an army actually have -- second -- nation.
Are -- issues I don't warring people -- hand I think that again I think that's going to drive.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Quickly are you there at that.
No I'm heading over in the morning are district.
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Order from the Gulf Coast of we always a -- and -- -- -- storms could they can get around that they start to -- -- so -- one that clear I don't.
They say congress thanks -- here congressman Kevin Brady B well.
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