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The house and senate swore in their new members today and brought in the the old ones the 113 congress under way for its part.
-- twelve or go down if he's productive in modern history and the least popular ever.
Over the past two years a 112 congress passed about 220.
-- Imagine that a 200 and what it let's put that in perspective.
More than a third fewer than a hundred however.
And half the number -- a 110.
And this is very forty of big.
-- of these.
-- -- -- we're about renaming post office.
And you don't even -- how many of these post offices are going to be around after well and public buildings -- -- six of them.
Another six of those bills.
Dealt with commemorative -- hope you've got one of those by the way.
The eightieth congress you remember the eightieth congress right that's the one that was the original do nothing congress so dubbed by president Harry Truman.
It pass almost.
Four times as many bells as the real do nothing congress the hundred -- It's no surprise -- 112 congress by the way reached a record low approval ratings were talking about.
-- this for -- low approval rating.
Early last year that's the Gallup poll and it does get worse you're off that in the -- of twenty a lot about.
-- -- congress engaged in the death filling debacle lives just talking with through great human.
And the fact that the matter is.
That debacle resulted in the first ever downgrade of this country's credit rating just a reminder in three weeks.
Surrounding that by the Dow Jones industrials lost.
On the -- The Republican short -- to do that again.
Because -- a make a point where the president I want I'm begging.
Right now I'm begging you come up with a different way to make your point into seize the moment and prevail.
Be innovative be clever be creative but don't mess with the debts I'm taking the -- The legacy of the 112 congress.
Is not -- Zero.
-- And let it please service something -- flashing warning with a 113 congress.
Please please be why it's being careful be possible.
Before we get into another debt ceiling debate.
Which history has -- all of us.
That you will lose.
In just about two months.
So please be creative thoughtful.
We hear a number Republicans are also warning about what they're going to do about spending as well with the debt ceiling.
But the speaker made it clear today.
That he at least has learned about how to govern better.
Forget the fiscal -- Republicans are looking -- -- -- -- of precipice of their their own relevance and voters both Democrat Republican independent.
Want them to cover.
Ups might even win if you against this president who has dropped them -- -- That might be helpful to the national interest if there -- GOP could just -- of victory here to from time to time.
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