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Now let's get to -- -- in Washington because we're getting closer to the hour when the new congress will be sworn in the minutes I believe next hour.
And -- of course the host of the Fox News Channel special report joins us from our own DC bureau good to see you Brett.
God is saying earlier that our favorite phrase now thanks to Chris Christie is palace intrigue but tell John -- to be speaker at the end of today -- only.
There are probably about -- Republicans said to have some concerns about speaker Boehner.
Whether they will vote to.
Actually remove him.
Highly doubtful and the -- is.
That he will retain his speakership in -- he just walked by our.
Producer of their Chad program and he was asked that is you have any consternation about this -- and he said absolutely not so.
He has confidence.
There are some up on Capitol Hill who think there's a slight chance that they could get to a second ballot that hasn't happened in decades.
44 -- ship.
But -- most bet that speaker Boehner will have everybody in line and that he will retain speak.
-- so what's really going on up there we know about the anger from and I know this is not necessarily the most influential group and House of Representatives the northeast Republicans angry about the the hurricane sandy bill we knew -- of the day it was a really.
That'll mess with a lot of drama getting the fiscal cliff legislation to the floor.
All this talk about the rivalry between the majority leader and the speaker is -- just that there's not enough.
Where there aren't enough votes to defeat him so that people are afraid to go against him because then they're in trouble if he stays in is that the kind of thing because he can get -- some things over them and what have you are a.
Yeah you know we actually has.
A decent -- amount of support.
And looking back at how they handled what was it pretty bad hand.
Even the most conservative.
Listen he gave us a shocked you know they went into that GOP conference meeting and said.
It here's what we had this senate bill came over the fiscal cliff bill if you want to -- it and send it back he will die.
And we will be left holding the bag here and likely Republicans will be will be blamed.
For whatever economic mass comes after that they said but world.
Be willing to do that if you have the votes.
So tell me that you have 218 votes and we will put that amended bill on the floor.
So they were willing to put that out there they didn't get right -- that that number and then they did the up or down vote that we saw the other night.
Start with this -- next congress and -- what will the dynamic be like would be in any -- difference we headed to another round.
Bob cliff negotiations which were created by the previous round -- we know but you know for example our negotiations over between.
President Obama and speaker Boehner if you still speaker will be -- different dynamic in this next congress.
Yes I mean he -- said that he's told his conference that Boehner has that.
He's done with one on one negotiations with the President Obama.
And probably that is part of his effort to tell his conference.
Listen we're going to change we're going to go back to.
What we talked about after the health care legislation that.
That there's going to be a regular process here that there's going to be transparency that everybody's going to have a say that.
You're going to be able to look at a bill for three days and and really see what's in -- instead of this behind the scenes last minute push it through.
That we've seen so many times -- all over the last.
A couple of big bills like this exactly right -- talk about sandy what we're talking about fiscal cliff everything I've directed to see you and we'll talk to -- you.
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