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Break Brad break a logjam of the President -- sure hope so because he refuses to stick a fork of bipartisanship which is why.
He's offering a -- the Republicans literally.
Another invite to have dinner -- May -- search for some common ground while both sides are.
Searching through a menu Pat Buchanan as a message for Republicans be nice but don't be fools -- bestselling author.
Conservative icon joins -- now Patrick what do you make -- us.
I think it's a very Smart move by Barack Obama I think -- setting the Republicans up for.
24 team and what he's gonna do is bring those senators -- that she did at the Jefferson Hotel schmoozing and have them go coach and we can work with this president.
And then when there is no grand bargain and I don't think the president want to grand -- her believe she can get it.
They laid the blame at the doorstep of the irreconcilable.
-- the intransigent Republican House.
And I think that's what this is all about Obama knows he's not going to get that grand bargain so the question is.
Male who are we going to blame.
For the fact that we did not get it and Barack Obama I think -- setting up the Republican House very well.
Would it be in their interest to try to strike a -- a grand bargain with -- -- another words to say.
If we do get him on board with a simultaneous.
Cut let's say entitlement.
Spending release the growth and zones as you and I know about it is there's nothing to do -- -- editing and just the -- on the ground.
And they are open to closing tax loopholes in the light but with the proviso that that they pulled the trigger of the save diamond both Lucas they've -- -- -- before that.
Then that that's to their betterment as well as -- -- I think that that is exactly what the president wants to do with the Republicans -- that.
She if he can get them to go along with -- exactly what you're talking about.
Some cuts in the growth of that Medicare Medicaid.
Social Security at the same time.
The Republicans give in on all these tax loopholes and all the rest.
They -- a deal but didn't they get that over to the -- else.
And the president United States knows very well that Boehner urged house those guys can't go home again.
If they raise taxes again so that is a graveyard.
Of this grand bargain.
And accepts the Republican House up.
For the fall campaign of 2014.
Where the president just.
But you got married McCain and Graham uncorked her and these dollar -- Isaacson I can work but those -- I've had dinner went on my -- the White House.
Go to hotels -- them.
But I can't work -- this Republican House you gotta get rid of those guys if you want to deal it's not my fault not to Republican senators fault all of them.
-- let us.
He had to get -- a lot of people that.
Trying to lead in I guess the -- -- is that you've done successfully in the past.
Sort of puts that in a box and they have nowhere to go but down.
A but it would still involve.
Getting the house in the democratic.
Majority ended in two years how likely is that I think you -- a swing at seventy and I -- -- I think it's still very unlikely because the Republicans really have some.
Well Taylor districts where they can win.
And and the Democrats are all crowded -- to really -- districts I think it's very very difficult.
But it's the only strategy I think Obama is god I think he also -- was gonna go in there I think he's gonna say look.
We didn't get reform of immigration.
Because -- Republicans will not go along in the house with a path to citizenship.
They won't go along with background checks.
For people who are mentally ill and for criminals to keep these bush masters out of their hands they won't help us out on a budget deal.
You take a look at it not work would -- senator Jim Sheehan made the united hands of the -- responsible.
You don't you know let -- -- non work with so many presidents over the years -- and much was set up how Ronald Reagan.
-- -- sort of dodge and weave with the likes a Tip O'Neill and Jim Rice and some of these others.
And this president less so that when Ronald Reagan would sort of reach out to the other side there was a sort of a give and say.
Much harder today at -- and then maybe president was not as Welling today.
But the style alone when the president takes a group of them out for dinner whether it's at a hotel or the private residence right outside it.
I think the latter is like a less likely but he what what what.
What's the difference what would it'd be different is the Reagan approach and in this present.
Well I think the president's approach is working.
Were some of those Republicans because.
They really would like to get what used to looked -- is sort of of a major deal if they can get it and they're willing to give up more.
But one where Reagan could work what -- how close is this.
He got the blue dogs being hidden world and -- zero whenever I saw Danny Rostenkowski.
Is I'm Cheryl I mean he broke.
Wrote a -- side of the Danny come one day you can do it.
On the taxes.
He had all those blue dog Democrats in southern and rural districts that Reagan won in huge landslides.
In Lincoln Center that.
And look fellows you all aren't against what I'll do one for -- do you believe -- a lot of it.
He have a working majority another slow and sixty of those guys that don't have -- a group like what -- -- five to sixty and -- the Republicans.
We had a majority in the house here right -- them on contract and all these things there -- good guys you know all gone.
Hander Brian a -- -- -- who refer of course the former counselors and needs to.
General suggests the thank you.
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