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Of those real life citizen legislators is our next guest a man who had a real job of selling cars before you decide to run for president representative Mike Kelly.
From Pennsylvania congressman good to see -- thanks for being here.
I think David good to be with you also so it did a professional politicians that you've been deal -- -- do they get it finally about what needs to be done.
You know I think I think they do get it and I think that the course November 2 -- -- -- -- loud message across this country as to what people expect that really has nothing do with Republicans or Democrats.
It's just common people people like myself who said you know what I'd better get there.
Other fixes for my kids and for my grandchildren because it certainly has been taking care of very well so far this is a stewardship.
We truly don't -- anything we're supposed to hit them on to the next generation a better shape -- we got it.
And we've done a pretty bad job of doing that so it's our call.
It's our call to action it's our time -- -- we got to fix it but we you know we've been watching with interest here in New York what's happening there are a lot of newcomers like yourself there.
We've -- -- battle Anthony -- you did a pretty good job battling -- -- face the nation but even Republicans like Trent Lott.
Was famous for that statement we're gonna -- off the Tea Party -- have have they tried in any way to do that.
You know I don't think so and I and I cut.
I've been thinking lately what with the -- FN and what I mean by what if what if you didn't have to worry about this speaking were saying summit would cause you get reelected what if you didn't really have to worry about getting reelected what if you came here for one reason and one reason only.
And that was to fix -- for the future.
If that's the what if then you're gonna do the right way every time you're not gonna worry about going back to your district you're not gonna very worry about what they write about your say about -- If you do what's right I think the -- the right thing is really much easier than we think.
It comes down to that what if what if you could do that and I think we're seeing that right now in the group of guys that I came here with the girls -- women.
They're doing they're going to do the what if they're gonna do it the way they're supposed to do with the way the folks back.
Home expect well it's it's it's wonderful when you have a single interest like reducing the size of government in mind and that's what a lot of people came -- had.
And by the way that goes along with the idea of limiting the terms of those in office so.
So often if if you're in for ten years you're in for twenty years you think oh if I only had another ten years negative this in this in this should we have term limits that was originally wanted to the points of the contract for America.
Did you know what I I I think a lot of people think term limits are getting no for a guy like me I am on a term limit I mean I don't know how much time awards give me I only have so much time as it is -- to the best job like him with the next two years.
What happens after that I mean I I'd love to run again based on on how things are -- and how I'm feeling.
But that's up to the people decide that and I think down the road.
Term limits are or was going to be out there in front of people who say why do you have to stay so long to get it done and get back home.
All right well let's talk about to shut down because that is imminent or at least talk of it is imminent what is speaker Boehner.
Telling a lot of people trying to figure out where he stands with regard to really holding the line on spending even if it takes a government shut them.
Well you know I I haven't gotten the feeling at all that anybody wants to shut done and I think really where we're today you what the but -- continue resolution do in the short term CR that makes sense what we're asking pores look.
We know we have to cut the spending is set simplest and this is kitchen table where economics this doesn't require a degree from somebody.
Go once more for four years to figure out when trouble -- and I think the speakers and a very good job of Saint -- -- Vote your heart vocal way that you think you need to vote and and I don't buy it is shutting the government down nobody's talked about shutting the government down as -- as it as an option.
What they have talked about let's do the right thing let's make sure there were given the other side the opportunity.
To jump on board and do what's right when you what is genocide said congress I haven't heard any I think you guys have been specific some people have have very.
Very strict cutting policies -- in place like Rand Paul he wants got 500 billion dollars a year.
But at least sixty billion dollars that's sixty billion dollar for the continuing resolution.
You've come up with your -- I've -- anything for Democrats have you.
Well you know I I I think again it's it's -- done here.
Somebody's got to win and somebody's got to lose in which yet the -- -- trying to -- the other -- nose -- it that that that doesn't play out anywhere not my world certainly what I've done for a living it's always.
Reaching an agreement that makes sense.
And at the end of the day we come together and we decide -- what's best for both parties in more importantly what's best for the American people so.
You know what you what you raise an interesting question I think if we can get beyond that.
What we don't want to give in and give in to watch picks in the country my gosh.
What do we hear force alive what we're seeing a lot of movement -- -- -- restarted see some blue are scenes they -- me.
You're here after all you're dealmaker right near the guy used to say was gonna take it that puts you in his car that I got for it -- -- right what kind of deals -- -- -- -- I know you're not gonna reveal everything but I mean are you seeing.
Realistic offers from the other side.
I think we're going to see more realistic offers as they see the American people.
And the American people -- start to see them -- the one knock it off let's get a fix this is in the game.
This is that you know we're we're tired of playing politics here let's get fixed for the people when I and I think that as time goes -- look a hundred Saddam's golden days.
For the CRU you know that's that's a good sign -- is gonna get better innocent get better and we keep.
Putting things out there that makes sense for America cutting back spending oh my gosh money -- like me.
I need to lose a hundred pounds to lose -- by this weekend know he was by this weekend but doggone it I'm gonna start some work.
I'm gonna start working on and that's all we're asking to do let's move in the right direction folks.
Congressman -- -- what a breath of -- you're good to -- accident thanks for coming in do you think.
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