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-- we are narrowly avoiding cliff after fiscal clip you would think passing a budget would be the president's top priority.
Don't think again it has been 1379.
Days since the last budget was passed in 2009.
And the White House is officially late with its budget proposal again for the fourth time.
In five years it's astonishing given the concerns about a country's fiscal situation joining me -- else.
Congressman Marsha Blackburn who is on the House Budget Committee welcome back to the show.
I'll be with you let's wrap procedure here.
I mean what's supposed to happen the president supposed to come up with a budget and turn it over to congress right.
That's exactly right and -- is still light out.
Isn't by getting into an analyst I'm -- -- is this statement -- the nation's priorities.
So what we're not getting that and here we are he's delayed again so it throws the entire process.
Often -- pace and of course the house has to pass a budget by April 15 and and say you know we pass the no budget no pay a couple of weeks -- got to make certain.
That the senate finally -- stop the house passed a budget they don't pass -- energy and get a paycheck.
What do you do procedurally Peterson hand went over can you just do what have your own attorney governing what what what are your options.
That's what we're going to have to do is as sad under the direction of Paul Ryan -- is chairman of the Budget Committee.
They will again to -- valuable get baseline numbers from the CBO and I imagine in the next couple of weeks they'll start laying out -- process.
And -- allow the house budget committee to do it -- -- Add to work with the standing committees and to make certain that we do have a spending plan Canaccord this nation will -- -- -- back on the -- that this will help.
And you know we wouldn't we -- and that the president cheered that desire while I'm.
It's a strategy giving it's not like he's just not turning in his senior thesis -- -- have been working on a summer pretty doesn't have anyone sitting around with a calculator that could help them I mean clearly this is a strategy so what is he gained.
By stalling of not doing anything.
You know and that is the question that I think a -- of Americans are asking.
A book -- said that you realize that day but you're sure you -- I would say yeah.
Well we don't we don't nobody thinks that he gangs by doing this because people are tired of the trillion dollar plus deficits every year.
They want to see this nation on the spending plan they want out of control spending to stop.
So if you would -- The president and -- leader of the commander in cheat would see it as I have number wine.
Tell why can't that statement of priorities and they get that budget done is -- I TV don't go first -- you get to throw tomatoes -- whoever goes first didn't say that their plan is bad for America are.
-- I've -- it you don't just figure out what the advantages if -- she is it like showing.
-- -- -- -- I I don't know what they think -- -- -- AJ as what we thinking.
Is the -- parent ads and sit in that we have a budget that is going to come in to balance.
And be able to do than wait and a ten year period of time you know the last budget the president.
Brought -- word it didn't come into balance for another forty years and people are saying look we've got to do better than that's.
You can't keep running up the -- at.
You can't keep running the numbers off the credit card sooner or later you've got to say that out of control spending stocks.
Let's live within our means and that is live in that is what the American people are wanting to CN.
Will get to work on hand out weight.
With our she -- don't like how does weight control of the situation and turn it around because you know for people that -- Washington.
They watched from the sidelines and -- -- the deficit lot of control they see this CBO report.
Which is -- -- and what really lays out where the country's headed if we continue to spend an instruction and frankly we believe everybody -- -- as we see someone needs to stand up and take control.
-- get this thing back on track.
I -- forget the fact that we voted for you also worth much when does anyone else -- asked Li I don't think Americans at a home and they just get frustrated.
-- you're getting the blame too is there any way to take control of the situation and turn it around.
Well and that's what we will do again.
House Republicans will bring forward a budget we will pass that budget we'll send it to the senate.
And what undated what we've done in the past Melissa -- just say no gimmicks were telling you the truth this is what the situation he has.
This is what we think needs to be done in order to address it.
And to our -- store.
A spending plan a predictable.
Reese back we'll explain the spending plan seniors are depending on it for.
Benefits that they have pre paid and this -- -- -- -- -- rightfully does our view that they got small businesses and families and that wanna make certain that their taxes don't go up and they want some certainty and predictability.
Small businesses manufacturing companies are saying we want some certainty from regulation.
This all requires that you happen in that budget that spending plan that blueprint out fresh it is going to -- yeah I don't mind boggling to all of us good -- -- you think's that an eight thank you yes coming up on.
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