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Reach two Republicans.
Our first guest tonight says Republicans had a frank discussion today with the president.
But I was also there are still significant policy differences joining us now congressman trade got a member of the Judiciary Committee chairman of the subcommittee on immigration.
Border security member of the house oversight committee.
Congressman great to have you with us.
-- -- it doesn't some like the president was expecting much and and he delivered what do you think.
Well I appreciate all of us in the coffers appreciate him making the trip to Capitol Hill as you've noted it's been several years.
The ideological rift between the two parties is significant.
The bigger -- however lose the trust -- and it and many of us would have liked to have seen that interview before we had a chance to question name.
He complained of about a lack of trust -- -- about half.
We frankly think -- his goal and 4014 is to hand the speaker's gavel -- Nancy Pelosi.
So that doesn't mean we can't get things on what if you don't trust each other.
And you're not gonna fix that in an hour long meeting with a -- politicians.
I I do I do compliment him for coming -- -- he asked us to go to the White House is a lot easier for him to travel than it is.
For all of us but he was graciously he answered our questions but.
The reality remains there's a difference and and -- opening segment.
The fact that be insist on using the words gut Medicare if you were serious about reach them cross the -- Then he would complement pull for trying to wolf for Medicare the use of the word -- just ends the conversation.
So if this is a charm offensive.
It's not going to be successful if it's a desire to see if we can do something on immigration or entitlement reform.
He needs to change his rhetoric a little bit -- quit talking about cutting this -- that.
You know congressman you're straight talking days that congressman insists it's in the US House of Representatives.
But in 2000.
And truth patents -- ten.
Always Republicans do pretty well 2012.
You you Republicans are trying to run an election.
Now the president seems -- -- -- another election and and take the House of Representatives back.
I personally just say that is politics enough and it for anybody to get excited about.
The fact is you talked about the ideological.
Would divide between you two there's there's nothing.
There's nothing new about that in my opinion why is it that you all can't just talk.
Just -- Well it's it's often one hour to unlock the mysteries of the world.
And we would you know first of all we're gonna get to that level we don't want you folks -- and are -- I don't blame ya wanna be in the room.
I think Paul Ryan -- over the -- was probably couldn't.
-- immigration reform there may be.
There may be an opportunity there to do some things some things but.
As soon as you trot out the word comprehensive immigration reform -- that's another pejorative way.
Of referring to a entitlement reform -- and a big deal today that if you were all about.
Kicking us out of office and 2014 he wouldn't be talking about entitlement reform.
But then I'll listen to a little -- talk until George Stephanopoulos and -- uses the phrase gut not -- Medicare.
Guy you know I'm gonna be talking about that phrase and we're gonna go through the chalk talk tonight here on this very broadcast.
And we're going to show what the word got means.
As congressman Paul Ryan the chairman of the House Budget Committee -- has constructed.
And I just wanna say right now when when the president refers to you -- guiding the Republican budget they're gutting entitlements.
Are gonna make one simple straight.
Importer of -- The Ryan Republican budget does not.
Does not cut spending on a single and title but over the course of the next ten years.
How can you got something if you don't -- -- -- of -- -- level but it's reduce.
Same way we cut spending in Washington -- spending.
-- 150 dollars a set of a 120 that somebody asked for that's considered a lot.
You guys are -- here's -- news.
You guys are all just advancing down their congressman as you know you have to interest and as it every -- -- -- you very quickly gun control the background checks bill comprehensive immigration reform real quickly.
So -- we've seen this act so many times before.
On so called comprehensive immigration reform is it going to go anywhere in your judgment.
I think the tone is different I think more realistically we will have certain pieces of what people call comprehensive immigration reform.
There really are controversial.
All whether that's.
-- agricultural remedy.
Revisiting our our immigration policy making -- more skills base I think there is an appetite for that but.
If all you want to citizenship for twelve million posts are gonna vote for you and an ex Democrat election we're probably not going to let that happen.
A group which is -- adverse -- that.
Well past their motive you could put me down is only know all of our what -- But with respect to gun control -- -- prosecuted gun cases -- if they're serious about.
Keeping people who wore criminally mentally ill from getting any kind of weapon including a sling shot I'll be happy to helpful.
But this attorney general doesn't prosecute people who currently -- background checks so why in the world would you give we give him more walls are not informed.
And it you know and I love the fact that secretary.
Homeland Security secretary John Paul Tom I was -- all of the border is secure and safe.
And then we find and then we find out.
After that the Homeland Security Department reports apprehensions are down 50%.
The thing over the past two years have quit counting the number of illegal immigrants who court we'll get away.
Debt kind of raises some suspicion about the cap does.
I yes are you would do what do you -- enforcement you're gonna find that your -- restaurant now that is not high level logic.
My she also thinks that the border is secure yet we -- 2000 AK forty -- that went from Phoenix to Mexico.
And it fuel cocaine is cheaper today than was what I was a drug prosecutor.
Back to immigration.
Part of the immigration pieces for her to certify that the border secure.
If they insist on horror -- being our assurance that the border's secure no we're not gonna have immigration reform.
Congress should trigger out thanks for being here always good to talk thank you yes sir we're.
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