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And -- think you Nicole.
Fiscal -- fears gripping Washington has even Republicans revolt against speaker Boehner plan B and one of them is joining us now but before -- get to that.
We've heard the last -- the head of the NRA calling for an armed guard at every school in the country.
With all the four -- The United States does.
-- all the money in the federal budget.
Can't we afford to put a police officer in every single school.
Even if they did that.
Politicians have no business and no authority denying us the right the ability.
And the moral imperative to protect ourselves.
Now congressman -- -- mania of South Carolina.
Republicans are the NRA endorsed you he ran for congress in 2010.
And -- seven right after the shooting that look at all we wanna make a meaningful contribution to preventing.
Tragedies like this from ever happening again.
What do you think about the approach the NRA took today.
I saw the press conference I saw what mr.
Lapierre said that that the part that you didn't show I thought was was very provocative what he said was we have armed guards at airports.
We have armed guards and our businesses they got armed guards right behind me downstairs here the in the office building where I work.
But we don't have them at schools and is that the answer I don't know but.
It was a it was a valid point and I think what you're seeing at the very least is the beginning of the dialogue that a lot of folks are willing to have at this point.
While that didn't sound like dialogue -- Blaming the media for -- band playing violent video games everywhere around what would you personally after the Connecticut shootings would you still oppose if you do oppose.
An outright ban on assault -- second fired dozens of bullets and a really matter of seconds would you oppose the ban on the.
Do I posted an outright ban absolutely.
We need to talk about again this stuff you didn't show in that clip right now we talked about was.
The impact on our culture of of Hollywood the impact in our culture of video games impact our culture of from broken homes and mental health that is a lot of folks I think -- willing to talk about those things now who weren't a couple weeks ago and I think that's a positive move.
While that doesn't sound like that some people that have there been any change in the debate points on this -- let's go on to the clips are.
So you voted against the Boehner -- plan -- -- that was kind of courageous because.
Doesn't make the Republicans look awfully bad here that they came out and voted even against tax increases on earnings over a million bucks and now we're gonna go off the cliff because of them.
I didn't vote against -- get the chance to vote against a more accurately but I would have vote against -- if we had the opportunity.
Look I think what everybody is assuming which you assuming your question is that if we had passed that bill last night.
It would have become law.
And what -- waiting for everybody to ask is with the senate actually have taken it up with the president at a lot of become law because everything we hear.
Publicly and privately here's the senate was never going to take that.
He would not have solved the problem I happen to believe and I'm not alone.
The president wants to go over the cliff and that's exactly what we're going.
But aren't the Republicans the conservatives who didn't want to vote in favor -- plan beyond date giving the president definitely wants that and allow us to go over the cliff.
There was no way to prevent the president from doing what he wants to do he holds all the cards listed in this discussion the senate has done nothing since the election.
My guess is if we had passed last night a plan that only did 250000.
Dollars and up.
They would have found fault with that as well look the president.
Gets higher taxes and dramatic military spending reductions I don't know why people think that -- a fairly left leaning Democrat president wouldn't see those things.
As a good thing we're gonna go over the cliff.
And then the president's going to see if he gets blamed -- not if he does.
That will probably see some move.
If he doesn't -- my guess is we stay over the cliff for a long time because Republicans still won't cave and even a poll shows that their back and the president and Democrats I think the Republicans are wrong you guys will hold to it and refused to raise any taxes anywhere.
How do you negotiate with someone who doesn't want to negotiate you you are assuming in asking your question.
That the president wants to deal and I'm telling you I'm challenging the basis of that assumption he's shown.
Nothing up to this was first offer was.
A million -- -- 1000000000006.
In the increased taxes with no spending reductions of -- come -- you.
And you're trying to sell your home and I offer you a dollar do you think -- -- serious negotiator.
That's what the president has been doing here -- the very beginning and everyone seems to assume we want to deal.
I'm not there yet.
But if he doesn't wanna deal congressman moving any haven't you guys played right into his hands.
-- making serious and get a deal.
Well look we passed at last night they find fault with we passed something else again the next day they find fault with an all we're doing.
Is negotiating with ourselves and against ourselves but what we've not seen a specific offer from the White House we've not seen a specific offer.
From the from the senate we hear them say they've offered -- -- we've not seen any of these things I'm tired of negotiate with myself I'm tired of seeing myself.
And my friends of the Republican Party have to take very difficult votes that don't actually solve the problem we've done it before yes -- there are folks stayed -- in our caucus who voted to raise the debt ceiling but we did it because we thought would actually solve the problem.
At this point even negotiate with yourself doesn't -- gone very well thank you for being -- -- -- -- -- Khomeini.
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