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Turning back to the president's war on -- my next guest says he will continue to fight against the EPA.
And any other federal agency.
Whose goal is to stifle energy production joining us is congressman Paul -- -- Member of the committee on oversight and government reform and member of the financial resources committee.
As well as vice chairman of the subcommittee on energy policy congressman good to have you with us.
Let's start with first that I wore on pole.
The president not even.
In advancing precisely that an assault on an industry what amounts story huge percentage of our exports and some 84000.
Jobs around the country.
Oh absolutely Lou I mean this was an assault on America -- and energy policy.
And American workers and jobs I it's also.
And an attack on Arizona I'm 40% of our electricity comes from coal.
And they use false science and are not even willing to debate we had the -- this discussion with the American people.
And -- failed to go anywhere and now the president is distracting America with a -- science.
Background in regards -- this war -- -- Well if flawed science he talked about the flatter society he always -- pies anyone who'll be in opposition to doing.
-- create straw man arguments he creates false choices.
-- the lack of intellectual integrity on these issues.
Is -- is just astonishing and frankly stifling.
Of debated in the country this is.
This is a man who does not like to engage in debate despite his background.
That's exactly right and that's why we're having a hearing a field hearing with work congressman from Arizona.
On July 1 talking about this -- to the game as well as the IRS but we're gonna take -- debate to the American people regardless of whether he wants to or not.
When they start to see the science in the flawed science that he tries to -- They're gonna understand that that what he's doing is trying to distract the American people about America and this government gone wild.
You know I don't believe that too many Americans.
Doubt what this president is doing right now which is trying to change the subject.
He's trying to change the subject from any of a number of scandals that now.
In snared this administration this White House I think he's also trying to frankly deflect from my trip to Africa.
That could cost as much as a hundred million dollars he embarks tomorrow on that trip.
For what purpose.
You know there's very little that one can find that is -- merit in the purpose the White House has at least used.
But at the same time.
We're watching a bill on immigration reform move through the senate.
-- supposed to be voted on expected to be voted upon.
And -- says successfully Friday.
And then goes to the house we're hearing from the Republican party -- the same.
The same platitudes.
The same emotional arguments that we've heard from the Democrats without -- to.
The cost the impact.
The control of the border.
In what it will mean in this country that even though The Heritage Foundation says that means 46 million more immigrants over the next forty years.
That it will only deal with 25% of the illegal immigrants crossing the border I mean this is.
This is 2006.
-- read it all over again.
That's exactly right moon you know trust is a series of promises kept.
Why should the American public believe this government particularly when they denied my name on -- follow through and or security.
I'm not willing to allow -- Homeland Security to dictate the premise.
What border security as.
I want to see that dictation both of compromise that also has the federal government the state governments and local governments.
Does the American people believe we have limited resource -- and we all got to be part of the enforcement of our border policy.
This this senate bill -- the senate this senator and in the senate I would not vote for this this candidate we need to start -- more security and restore the trust in the American people.
Does the house and -- house leadership have the guts to say no right now.
Well I absolutely -- -- I'm going to be one of those voices that absolutely says now.
You know I've said all along that we need to have some and a new immigration policy have -- thoughtful process yesterday asking various.
It's the same from smaller bills and it also starts the border security.
That's number one -- we got to restore when you when you have all these people coming into the country what you -- to do was turn off the faucet then you can actually create a solution.
And the start to more security.
And the truth is I truly believe -- most Americans want that solution.
But no American wants to be gained and that is precisely what the -- abate.
This president and the democratic leadership for trying to do.
And in this case with the gang of eight in league with some Republicans.
Our congressman we thank you for being with us look forward to talking with -- -- is the bills move forward and as the house oversight committee continues its investigations.
Thank you so much -- and then also -- --
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