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Pleasure thank you for that.
Thanks but probably no thanks that's the message delivered at least so far -- suggestion by -- balls.
That he served as chief negotiator between the White House and congressional Republicans as talk -- up over how best to deal with this -- And nagging fiscal cliff try to -- -- has exclude -- if -- he doesn't want that job.
While he watching you don't want him that's the rub -- mean -- with sources -- on the fox does network.
Is that Erskine Bowles as you know from Simpson Bowles former congress senator from North Carolina.
You name it they've worked in the Clinton administration.
You offered himself up as a chief negotiator for these talks -- kind of go between because as you know he gets along pretty well with Republicans he's considered a moderate.
But what we know what we hear coming from the White House is that would have what we do -- -- gets -- Thanks but no thanks probably the White House is very leery about putting bowls of this could in this position primarily because.
Let's face it they wanna drive a hard line and what's interesting here guys is that what we're hearing coming out of Washington is said and this is so part and parcel -- Is that the decision has just about been made about -- certainly not totally -- he could screwed up but Jack -- becomes Treasury Secretary.
Erskine Bowles that's not that's -- least with the White House is signaling what does that mean.
Jack who is a much more partisan Democrats no doubt about that again worked on Wall Street a little bit at Citigroup worked in the Clinton administration.
But that's the hard -- you're driving they're going partisan on this least that's the word coming out.
By not putting -- in this in this in these talks.
It's really saying like you know we can handle it no thanks -- and -- -- about this if you noticed.
Tomorrow those those CEOs are gonna go go to White House a -- led by Jeff Immelt and and Dave Cody of coat Cody -- I think -- like deficit now avid.
Obviously I didn't I didn't -- cricket on the Saudi times they're going to Washington to meet with the president on the fiscal -- the part of this committee for us.
To fix the debt and should talk we should point out.
Polls -- is one of the founders of that committee that's really that's is like seeing that's so what I'm saying is that White House is clearly distanced himself from gold bulls as as well as our our reporting chose which means.
He's likely not to be Treasury Secretary.
And that job unless he screws up lose got to basically deliver deliver what the White House wants what's the secret president Obama's -- -- what he wants higher taxes as part of any deal no doubt about it.
-- -- economy's good or bad he wants higher taxes.
-- -- some other interesting notes here you know my sources in Washington say Sallie cross check he's trying to make a play for a minute and administration position possibly.
This -- take -- -- appear at the securities exchange commission.
Now you should know I have an email out to -- she has not gotten back to me when she does she should -- -- -- their equipment I don't actually and I I'd I'd I'd bet you might.
Can -- she has not -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I I -- do you guys communicate we trying to like yeah -- -- Don't you ask any questions about professional relationships in planet with the tree is not that on I've what I've known I don't tally for years just looks but suffice I've noticed that it says that the Wall Street Journal.
Different establishes door tonight how legitimate are now look at what idea that he is that a fascinating -- -- no offense but you you don't need to step Flexilis are usually good at.
I -- not what I'm my guy and I'm good at updates and this is heading -- particularly passe about your stories that everyone.
Tries to embrace it you know that Simpson balls that would we -- all come together this framework and you know that it was just a bunch of baloney.
And now here he is saying that you come back -- work on a deal and Democrats -- forget it.
Well it's not necessary the Democrats it's the White House and I think I think he -- You'll politically speaking you know you know he didn't do himself any favors by Saint Paul Ryan as it is a brilliant -- you -- insane.
IE you know I'm not just like everybody tries to look like -- -- IPO by hiding this and I'm not a lifesaving he would embrace I and they want -- I don't know but what I'm not saying let's let's look real -- here for a minute okay I'm not saying I agree what they're doing what you're gonna go out there.
And you're gonna embraced a Republican.
Vice presidential candidate called brilliant in the middle the hotly contested campaign the chances are that if you lose if not could be part of the new administration.
I think that's were happening now is is baked in totally.
I can give -- that because I can't tell you the future I can just tell you what we're hearing from with the White House is signaling.
Is that Erskine -- Clooney is not running and this deficit commission this idea that he has as a chief negotiator.
All really pretty pretty much unlike comes a cleft.
Frank thanks Charlie -- house -- -- by about its rate thank you Steve.
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