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We welcome now -- a fair and balanced interview you -- Republican Orrin hatch of Utah we just heard from senator Mark Udall of Colorado and he was saying.
Look it almost feels like things are coming together now you have.
Both democratic John the senator John Warner along with this Republican Saxby Chambliss coming up with new ideas on cutting spending.
Do you think that we will finally come around to some serious.
Well I hopes just visitors to the doctor -- -- coming up with a report.
Absolutely wasteful spending of 10200 billion dollars and got a hundred different.
Program of surface transportation 82 different programs -- teacher quality quite a different programs on homelessness -- but there -- -- It is absolutely terrible and we're you know we're going to be one point six trillion dollars in national.
Deficit just this year fourteen Australian dollars and -- that it's.
69% of our GDP.
Headed to 90% of would get there will be will be that -- -- Senator hatch one concern for some Republicans looking at what senator Coburn is doing is that.
He didn't rule out tax increases as a possible way to balance the budget.
Do you really think a tax increase of any kind should be considered right now at this fragile stage in the economy.
Right now because they defended.
I've watched my Democrat friends out here for years.
Anytime there's attacks and -- -- -- Where we've reduced taxes.
The reduction of tax dollars goes to tax increases -- -- the spending countless days.
And I think that's the reason Republicans are so dead set against increasing taxes but they noted -- -- the well and that's why we suggest this -- committee where we have.
Four from the finance committee for appropriately for for the Budget Committee.
Hopefully we'll bipartisan group this say this is what we've.
Well -- -- get enough support to that point because to be sure that.
Over the beginning part of this millennium we definitely saw Republicans rubber -- -- a lot of spending as well so both sides really guilty here.
Do you think we're now getting to the point where we understand this already if we hear that the House of Representatives Republicans are going to be putting together yet another stopgap.
Spending issue that's another six billion in cuts to keep the government from running it from closing down -- -- How many times -- re going to do this before we finally percent to a cohesive cutting bill.
Well whatever it takes.
Republicans in the house and over the 57 billion dollar deficit reduction but probably translates into around 850 -- -- -- Reductions over the next ten years in discretionary spending.
But the Democrats immediately came up with their version of five billion dollars will come -- that's surrounding -- that doesn't do anything and I don't think.
Much as us senator I have some sort of touched off but we have literally run out of time thanks for coming in.
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