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President Obama and a helicopter right now with New Jersey governor Chris Christie checking in on the Jersey Shore residents there.
And businesses he received federal aid after hurricane sandy wreaked Havoc on the area.
Last October this this trip enough to take the heat.
-- the recent scandals hitting the administration.
Former Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts joins us now from Boston what do you think senator.
Well first -- -- it's always an honor to have the president show up in your city or town and he's always welcome.
-- however the question is is he doing this for.
I -- kind of a dog and pony show are trying to take the pressure us office as you've referenced.
Or is -- for a legitimate purpose I would argue is probably a little bit of both but obviously there's an additional intend to try to get the focus off a lot of what's happening in Washington.
And as we all know those are very serious issues and it's up to the people like you and me and others to make sure we keep the focus all I'm.
The things that matter which are obviously fast and furious thing guys the IRS may be the rose an issue.
-- and so many more.
-- -- -- before we move on though.
Senator I always look at it from -- that they didn't go other way.
If the president didn't go and visit parts of the shore given the fact it's the beginning of the unofficial start to summer time.
He take a hit for that -- But -- I agree that listening is that -- it's time to go before any of these scandals took place.
He could've gotten you know last month of the month before the month before.
The fact that he's here now what we have this crescendo of problems in Washington I think speaks for itself.
Bottom line is however Chris Christie is straight sure he will.
-- -- he feels that the president's visit will help get additional federal funds to get his citizens and businesses up and running he's gonna do whatever it takes and I don't blame them I think any.
Elected governor would do the very same thing.
But bottom line is as I said before we need to make sure we get the answers.
The needs to be a top to bottom review in an independent investigation and prosecution potentially with the IRS issue what's happening with the -- -- Mr.
Rosen as you referred to is unacceptable.
A lot of the other things we just -- that was -- -- Is it is unbelievable she should stick to doing a job and not go fund -- tries to -- race you can run for political office any time she wants.
So what happens though because I've argued this in the past if you have a president to.
Is basically powerless to do any -- because he has no capital left to spend down in the nation's capital you already have this giant.
Health care law that has to be enacted and that alone could be a drag on the economy in the next.
-- -- -- But we all know that it's it was -- I voted to give -- to.
Obviously repeal obamacare many times it's not good for Massachusetts is one size fits all approach is not good for.
Individual states should tailor their needs pursuant to their needs.
Having the federal government there is got -- helping out -- there's not a problem is we have here Massachusetts.
But listen bottom line is that that that this costing way more than we anticipated.
Medicare cuts they are gonna click in the eighteen new taxes are clicking and medical device companies are shifting businesses overseas.
We have so many problems not only with the health care bill that.
Listen I'm I'm glad I'm glad the stock market is doing great you know as well as I do with the individual investors are basically on the sidelines and a lot of these folks are an institutional investors.
But if you actually dig down into the numbers people are still hurting and it's nice to get a little -- a certain sectors actually moving forward.
But we're at seventeen trillion dollar debt and nothing's being done about it.
Sydor is great to talk to and by the way the IRS -- does relate to health care could began -- IRS being charged with implementing not to you know.
Basically they're releasing it and implementing all these tax law changes.
It's all interconnected they -- Would remember what president remember a President Reagan said I'm from the government I'm here to help well that's not the case of the Irish land -- That's for sure thank you so much senator Scott Brown take care -- well.
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