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-- -- -- And I quote the fundamentals of our economy are strong back when his friend Barack Obama ran for president.
-- blasted John McCain for his assessment of now things are even worse for Nevada that was his own reelection bid in jeopardy Harry Reid -- -- economy is experiencing robust growth and -- Employment robust foreclosures.
Well the senate.
In -- raised in Havana heating up as you can see from the mudslinging there in the advertisements all over TV in -- -- it's about jobs there as well senator Harry Reid.
The central figure behind today's jobs about -- isn't tough questions on unemployment numbers.
Basing his own state meanwhile think -- a few weeks ago when Scott Brown.
Received a -- of money campaign help from outsiders to win.
His Massachusetts senate seat Nevada GOP senate hopefuls so well -- Wasn't what are those people so now does she have a shot herself of unseating senator Harry Reid joining us now from Reno is Nevada -- senate hopeful soon loaded should -- so much for joining us are happy hour we I download -- York.
Economic recovery plan on your web -- -- cut business taxes.
-- 35 to 15% cut the payroll tax eliminate capital gains tax.
-- permanent repeal of the death tax all these tax cuts great we'll have to pay taxes.
But I thought that Republicans are worried about the yet deficit so -- we're not bringing any money in and they can't agree on cutting jobs and cutting spending.
How do we do it had -- -- prior tax cuts.
Well you pay for because you give the private sector the equipment they they need.
By giving them the tax cuts to create jobs.
-- -- -- -- -- -- That that is made America so great.
I believe in the private sector and I believe that we need to unleash them.
With giving them the tax breaks that they need by cutting taxes so they will create their don't have real jobs not -- stimulus jobs but -- real jobs.
-- -- And on that note I mean the problem I think that I end up having with all of these targeted tax tricks and cut by the Republicans that -- for their version on the stimulus jobs bill.
Is because it's still targeted to home -- -- to homeowners business owners small business owners.
I think we need to simplify the tax code and enforceable laws that we currently have been placed what about speaking of that principle.
Well I'm I'm all four making it simple you know I just saw Steve Forbes.
Heritage Foundation luncheon not too long ago and he was off for keeping it simple and I would I would absolutely.
Have him as an economic advisor and see what he had to say and that I would I would use his advice that's fine with -- I don't think there's any business people who had disagree with that.
And keeping it as simple as convey.
But the -- job creation is what we need and we need the private sector to step up.
You know we have the majority leader saying that this economy here in Las Vegas and in Reno and in Nevada is robust are you kidding may think what planet is -- -- We are -- more than 13% unemployment here perhaps one of the highest in the country highest in foreclosure and he's saying that the economy's doing great.
He's just so out of touch with what's going on here we really need a boost this economy and that the only way I believed to do that.
Is to stop the spending and cut taxes.
The great great point cut taxes we get -- Rebecca outlined didn't stop -- spending.
Where would you cut the spending what specifically would you cut.
Well I think well why don't we start with the senators' salaries and the congressman salaries and the president's salary to cut across the book so to apply apologize for -- for cutting you up.
In the state of Nevada what would you suggest that we we all get the bigger picture cut cut federal spending state of Nevada where can you save some money.
Well you know just remember you know I'm running for United States senate not state senate when I was -- the states -- I was chairman of taxation.
And I I did what I had to do back then in the ninety's and you know we're tough we are looking at right now having a special session starting tomorrow because this state.
-- to have a budget.
-- to come online and there's all kinds of cuts being proposed but clearly it.
But I -- need to look down.
-- what would you cut as a senator in Washington.
You know and it did you do all these tax cuts we all want them but we also have an out of control deficit so would you cut.
Some of these housing programs that are trying to say to try keep people in their home.
In Nevada that -- that out I had the money shouldn't be going I do alcohol homeowners.
I would jaw line with senator Coburn who tried to put an amendment on the floor when the debt ceiling was raised a couple of weeks ago.
And I would join with him and cut and combine government agencies.
Take he had talked finds in the stimulus funds.
And pay down the treasury debt you know -- more than forty cents every dollar right now is borrowed money.
I would take a look at that and say where can we cut government spending and I would.
Been proponent of Tom -- amendment says you know they had he had specifics.
He -- specifics of more than 650 government agencies that could either be sunset of their combined.
If you haven't seen as the men that you need to take a look at that.
Gets a wonderful ideas along with The Heritage Foundation -- a tremendous amount of ideas of where government spending could be cut.
Sorry there's there's that.
A pull up.
I -- yeah.
But I want my question now here's an idea that that you guys -- you as a Republican you have been in office you have been in power -- speak to why you shouldn't be held accountable for the 13% unemployment rate -- In Nevada itself.
Well I would then in an office in 1992.
-- nine before I haven't been in office recent life.
I am up from the private sector -- a businesswoman a Nevada businesswoman who makes payroll every week.
Who deals with a health issues not only as a mom and as someone who has to deal with that in our own family.
But -- extended family with our employees I think we do young to be looking at major reforms but we also sell.
I need to look at jobs how -- we create jobs and encourage those.
Who are already in business to hire more people to get more money to look back into people's pockets -- and take you very much a good luck.
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