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You can't put anything -- You will Stuart I would point out this is what of course America voted for last November divided government democratic senate Republican House.
-- that democratic White House they essentially voted for the status quo.
And as a consequence you.
You see today is said -- -- -- yesterday essentially the same thing that you saw last fall.
When the farm bill wasn't brought to the floor because of the the fear that just this outcome would occur did you vote for it or against it.
Stewart I voted for at night I sort of held through the amendment process because there were -- amendments at work.
Important to me let me just mention a couple Virginia Foxx had a a great amendment that would have -- to the but the crop insurance payments.
Would have held them to within 10% of CBO projections.
That's an incredibly forward leaning concept if we could apply that to Medicare and Medicaid and actually put things on the budget where they belong.
We could change direction this country I thought it was a -- that was just it didn't -- it is so.
That -- amendment that little -- of it and get it.
It's a did that -- -- study and ended of course this.
The settlement amendment which which which who as you pointed out we're headed -- work requirement and can further cut the food stamp program.
But I know my disappointment in going into the farm bill was that -- it didn't cut enough and I thought it didn't give us enough leverage going in and talking to the senate.
But you know I -- of -- of the image is gonna stay with people and I know.
The -- and farmers in my family I know people watched on C span -- this thing.
Didn't pass yesterday in the cheer that went up from the Democrats is this something that I think it's going to resonate in the farming community.
This was you know farm policy and food stamp policy ought to be separated it shouldn't be and we and one grand package and I don't like that at all.
But the fact the matter is that's what we had yesterday.
Maybe now we can get on about the business of doing foreign policy is foreign policy.
Food stamp policy is food stamp policy and then let's look -- divide into what what is next.
Where do we go from here.
Will if nothing else happens and actually you go back to foreign policy that was affected 1948 and and that and that will that will be startling to some people with that happens is that I don't know -- just thought was only supports it it no -- I'm -- -- -- And what about -- food stamps.
Well let's see you know here's the sad part about this the food stamps or an entitlement program so they actually are on auto pilot so.
You don't actually say oh well cable -- will cut.
It'll just eliminate both programs that doesn't happen you end up being pretty disruptive to -- to farming community.
But the food stamps endure without without really much without unchanged okay.
You know a real Cesar and so suddenly had an opportunity here a flat out of time -- a -- very active market this morning the represented -- --
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