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Form he wasn't the only focus of the last night's final presidential debate and it was not be equally important -- pathetic figure -- to what President Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney had to say about the looming cuts to federal to military spending.
Our military budget by a trillion dollars.
Which is a combination of the budget cuts the president asked as well as the sequestration cuts that in my view is -- it is just making our future less certain and less secure.
By doing to comment on this first of all this westerners.
Not something that I propose something the congress has proposed it will not happen.
Iowa -- more on all this I'm joined by former Virginia Republican congressman Tom Davis now director of federal government affairs at Deloitte.
Fox News contributor Alan Combs -- sitting next me in might.
Hurt me even I didn't see you or break their I think you know -- broke -- so -- -- -- jumpers can it C.
Tom you know we've -- this thing apart six ways till Tuesday.
The one thing he wanted to hear last night from governor Ronnie that you did not hear.
Well I think he could have good men more forceful may be his -- -- -- some of the president's assertions but I think -- -- large did a good job we didn't rock the -- He didn't create make a gaffe.
I think he passed the test that voters are looking for -- would you be chief executive that could handle foreign policy that was what he had to do at this point I think he passed that he.
He didn't take any chances as -- knows who's the president that was on the offensive because I think he's looking at these creeping poll numbers are moving up.
Unless the president was almost certainly on the offensive -- even though I know you've been declared -- victory all the way to Election Day but we didn't get definitive answer is that him.
Why -- since what the -- that he said we masks and the nuclear program and I ran.
Now what does that mean.
Well they -- that he will not on his watch allow Iran to get a nuclear weapon if indeed -- close enough and then apparently Panetta said Rebecca at least zero tonight.
He would take action to prevent that from happening weather should be strategic action or whatever.
I -- -- Romney kept reversing it's up.
Not -- the shorter Romney for the -- was what he said what are Romney say that -- stiffer than what Obama said he took suddenly moderate positions.
When he has been saying taking hawkish positions -- -- -- last night that they are both himself on Afghanistan Iraq Iran and everything else.
I think both backtracked nominating I think you'll agree everyone was kind of been not themselves not themselves no one and that -- that we -- -- till the very.
-- -- -- They did this race is fundamentally not about foreign policy its about domestic policy you could see whenever they got the chance.
The candidates tried to bring it back to that is above wouldn't let -- -- -- and wanna talk and finish let -- finish let me finish.
You're absolutely want to talk about domestic up politics because that big because he did ERA nobody wanna talk about domestic politics because that's -- this race is about this is where the administration's.
On defense if what's happened -- over the last a month.
Releasing the president's numbers hold firm and and Romney is caught caught up it's an -- -- you you wanna change that trajectory.
You don't want that to continue because traditionally undecideds break.
Against incumbents when you have bad atmosphere looks like you know the race -- congressman that's -- way it is almost always but Romney's one didn't want to talk foreign policy doesn't happen.
I can't act at some of the need -- -- us I'd -- even separate foreign and domestic policy because consumer completely -- -- should've brought -- the environment let let let's talk about the fiscal -- -- backed up on the sequestration -- When you -- we -- -- -- we meaning your your -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- This was something that we knew would probably likely not to happen -- the whole idea sequestration was to make a bitter pill for both sides of the would have to come to an agreement and -- prison was right last -- -- it is probably not gonna happen because Alan -- watching us.
If this super committee couldn't solvent and they couldn't solve this before the election why are we so sure it's gonna happen in the -- -- sell tickets -- play acting -- -- victory -- anything.
I have to -- Allen I know you believe last night's -- -- games yeah.
I think -- the time black.
Today -- -- a game changer.
Now no I -- they didn't do anything to stop the trajectory.
They're Romney has going -- this weren't congressman de grace Allen com's Allen not leaving he'll be your address this I think he and.
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