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But who we are joined now by Ed Rollins former political director for the Reagan White House.
And one of the country's leading Republicans from strict and -- keep.
I'm not sure I'm not sure he -- got elected point five years going to kid.
And obviously was I was pretty socialist at that point in time.
These are grown all left well you know -- is by the definition of of what you are in the Democratic Party has moved pretty far to the left when it's by Nancy Pelosi and so.
And -- like minded people's my sense is he may think he's not as bad as policy.
But in the end of the day he -- before -- left sides aren't so well in.
The idea that this president came back in this these so called negotiations about servicing a farce is to it is this process whatever you wanna call -- But telling -- speaker Boehner that all he really wants here is.
One point six trillion in tax hikes and only -- give away probably a net 600 billion.
In spending cuts if he could find it or if he can use in Iraq corrective accounting.
I mean what would Reagan have ever taken a deal like that weren't.
Did he quality of life that he didn't take a deal like this as -- -- piece in the Washington Post today that talks about Reagan at the -- -- has some of the people who who.
Basically misled Ronald Reagan in 1982.
And I was on the Budget Committee I said in every meeting the stock that was ever end and the present specifically said that -- -- -- to cut three dollars and spending.
I'm gonna give them a dollar in tax increases and they said absolutely.
Now every day to a new numbers and every day they were different things stop and then also all know that never really counted.
Well the truth of matters if you really want to be specific and you -- -- make cuts which apps -- need to do to move this economy forward and bring this this deficit down.
Then need unity there's the Boehner should I give up on anything until he sees a piece of paper signed by the president United States saying this is the deal.
Yeah I I don't you know there could be any trust -- all between these two men and as you say nothing less than a signed deal would make a deal because -- they move district conference.
After the house acts I mean -- that the house is gonna get -- over no question about that an equally as important.
They're not the two men -- the president into every wants obvious he has the power the administration.
But John Boehner represents 240 other Republicans and he has to basically not get too far away from the -- And they're not the expert she need to have Dave Camp who's the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.
You need to have Paul Ryan is the budget guy you can have anybody from the senate Max -- You've got to basically sit down and do this -- very serious -- you can't.
This this fiscal put this fiscal close as you have said on the show.
It's a man made crisis it's not -- real.
It's only one man who made.
And that is this president who put forward an ultimatum demanding.
Demanding taxes on what he calls the wealth -- those over 250000.
-- pull away his ultimatum if you -- got a crisis you've got an opportunity to work together.
But what a president delivers an ultimatum like some ten horn dictator and a Third World country.
Instead of to the congress of the United States the house of the people I mean who we lost her way here haven't we.
We've definitely lost their way and equally as important those Republicans who who got reelected in the new ones who got elected -- ground said they're not gonna raise taxes they basically have a fiscal plan.
And the fiscal plan means that you want to bring down this trillion dollar a year deficit and you wanna get to a point we'll get some fiscal stability in this country.
And you know at this point in time where we're we're just playing games and I think it's I think it's foolish to put the economy on the crisis.
Rules like -- went to this audience this week.
You take the Boehner plan if you're if it can take the Obama plan -- you -- -- plan.
Both of these planes as -- enunciated right now result in ten years from now just about a twentieth pocket but I -- trillion dollar national debt.
That ain't much of a black well you know I mean I'd be around for those days but our kids will be and that's that's what we have -- -- obviously from the some -- pessimistic for being here a little.
Better all of cycle -- pleasure thank you.
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