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-- hacking the president's plan for more tax hikes warning about defense cuts that could be coming soon.
Peter Barnes and ADC has more -- Peter.
By Trace that's right the speaker responding now to the president's State of the Union Address on Tuesday he would give a had a press conference finally today.
He said in at that he agreed very with -- very little that the president proposed on Tuesday.
The -- stimulus measures higher taxes trying again on climate change the speaker said that if the president wants action on these items the senate.
Should take them up first but he said it's an agenda -- that he feels not many Americans are.
Supporting and that many senate Democrats won't support either and he said that house Republicans will not act first to stop the sequester they 85 million dollars and automatic spending cuts that kick in.
On March 1.
The -- restaurant will be in effect.
Until there are cuts and reforms.
Of the put us on -- path to balance the budget over the next ten years.
And as you know Tracy half of those spending cuts would be in defense and pentagon spending -- Certainly well our exit tells us on how much check cable -- next Defense Secretary career and that now cracking around.
Yeah I have a lot of high drama and that today tomorrow.
The democratic leader Harry Reid has scheduled a vote on the nomination.
And Republicans are threatening to filibuster it now this would be the first time.
That -- In history we believe that if if if it's successful that a cabinet nominee.
Would will have been filibustered.
That some Republicans want more information about -- Ghazi which which senator hagel testified on they want more information about some controversial speeches that.
He may have made.
And there is though there is some talk.
While they try to work through that process and avoid.
This filibuster vote which could be embarrassing.
They might end up delaying it until.
Until -- congress comes back from its recess.
-- -- From that in DC few signs that got -- for a change it and.
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