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Correspondent Ed Henry all the final draft of the United Nations arms trade treaty blocked for now ironically enough.
It comes after the Iranian Syrian and North Korean contingents.
On outs they cannot support a consensus for industry.
Our next guest has been leading the fight against the treaty on Capitol Hill.
He maintains that the arms trade treaty.
Not only places democracies and dictator ships on the same -- it fails to recognize the inherent individual right of US citizens to keep.
And bear arms joining us now.
Congressman Mike -- member of the house Ways and Means Committee good to have you noticed refused to believe there is great irony -- that it would be Iran not North Korea.
-- lining up.
Against this the street listens and made personal -- -- got to give the Syrians.
Well I guess -- throw them into and these are all really good people around the world and we know they defend.
Freedom and liberty so -- the greatest defender of freedom and liberty.
In the world and history of the world why in the world would we go to the table with folks like this.
To come up with an arms trade policy this makes absolutely no sense to me.
And it doesn't make sense to a lot of my colleagues in congress and the senate and also all the people back home directive of that I that represented.
They're asking why why Mr.
President why now why ever would you put.
Our policy at a table to be negotiated with people like that makes no sense.
There there's an overwhelming irony here that's that's irresistible war you have to take note I mean in this instance the president.
Has that I actually put into a subordinate position to move by Iran.
And Syria on the issue of defending.
American citizens Second Amendment Rights I I mean that's a preposterous position for him to put himself.
-- prosperous but I think we're starting to learn as -- people now we've had for years of this -- -- said this will be a clear and transparent administration there's nothing murkier.
-- the way this administration works out how in the world can we turn our back.
On those rights we're enshrined in our bill -- rights by the founders.
The right keep and bear arms my goodness why would we put that on the table and again why would we go to the table with bad actors and give these type of tyrants and dictators.
The same voice -- the United States of America -- doesn't make sense the president today sent.
He just wants to shame us -- in to doing what he wants.
That is rolling back -- Second Amendment Rights your reaction to that state I think the American people need to -- -- to falling our constitution.
It's time for him he's a constitutional professor this person knows what he's talking about he knows how -- how the game.
The people of this country and this has nothing to do with Republicans or Democrats are libertarians are independents this has to do.
With red blooded Americans these are re considerate shrine these are -- gift to us by the founders.
Now I'm sitting back now and I've only been in congress for two years I'm watching what's going on here.
We can't keep -- our sauber -- to other people around the world.
Not us not the United States of America not the greatest defender of personal freedom and liberty the world has ever know why.
Yeah I -- say this president has a different view of America.
Or maybe you or I do or the people are represented Western Pennsylvania he's got this global vision that makes absolutely no sense to be.
I think they ask you this because if you talk about his vision -- talk about.
By his relationship to the constitution whether he was a lecturer on constitutional -- -- about it.
The University of Chicago Law School.
The fact of the matter is the man has been misrepresenting true.
He has said that on obamacare that are premiums would not go.
That the cost of -- there -- decline that we could keep our doctors we could keep our health care plans it turns out none of that is true.
On the Second Amendment he is talking.
It is it is bizarre that there is no accountability.
-- this administration on the issue of simple truth and the facts.
What why are we put him why are we putting up -- this level of conduct.
Out of our executive.
Well I think first -- -- the people.
Have an opportunity to peaceably assemble to petition their government for redress of agreements we started something called the ATT petition dot com.
American citizens can go and practice their first amendment rights go to that site ATT petition dot com register.
Your feelings on it and we're gonna get that to the president he has got to start paying attention to the people of the United States I -- I'm astounded that people aren't.
Rising up and -- more about it we've been too quiet for too long and I've got to tell you may -- we just reached that point.
What we feel look I mean nobody is listening to us what you know what people are listening and we need to get.
This treaty stop get off the off the plate and never go back to congress from my character -- have and dogs think you.
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