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Next -- because if you live in Central Florida chances you help to pay for it.
It's that is.
Hearing on HR 1207 the bill to audit the Federal Reserve Bank this'll be the first independent audit.
In the Federal Reserve's 96 here history and its long overdue.
Well that's exactly riveting television as it but that was a clip from a DVD a Democrat congressman Alan Grayson whose greatest hits in congress.
Grayson sent more than a hundred.
Thousand of these dvds to people in his district.
Turns out they weren't exactly furry.
When -- let's bring in -- David Williams from Citizens Against Government Waste dated how much did this cost and who paid.
Dollars to send these dvds out under what they call the franking privilege and that's to send out.
Mailers to the constituents.
-- what's going on a Washington DC but if you look at this dvd.
It's reelection material he's trying to get reelected and he's using my money.
To do that that's why -- are really upset with this David one moment please because we've got a response from congressman Grayson we cold we asked -- his response we got quote.
But the people of Central Florida have a right to see what we're doing in Washington DC whether or not the media chooses to -- That's what this mailing accomplishes.
What your response to his response do you.
Well the media is airing it we have seaspan I think we have up the 24 C -- channels now there are plenty of opportunities for people to see.
What's going on.
Have we seen any sort of negative video in this dvd -- we seen.
Now it's all promotional material it's not an honest look at what Grayson is doing.
It's eight by its look and if he was that they report fine out of the campaign funds but not.
Out of taxpayer funds well okay.
Let's extrapolate out a little bit it is this unusual you talk about the franking privileges which allow members of congress to send material to -- constituents and this one costs 73000 dollars is that kind of expense at all unusual.
No it's not and we saw from the eighties until the -- about one billion dollars.
And frank and it's here -- billion dollars we're talking about.
And it -- everywhere from Republicans doing this Democrats still in it and -- so called communications.
Really art to boost up their popularity back at home and we would love the -- on every piece of franking mail.
The deficit and the debt.
And I would like to see.
I represented Grayson say I voted for the stimulus which added 800 billion dollars to the national debt that's the kind of disclosure that we -- -- thing.
David Williams interesting thanks so much -- with.
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