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Is running -- -- right that given Chris Christie's victory in his swearing in in New Jersey today and what's happened in Virginia what could be happening at Massachusetts.
That the party is -- returning to its conservative roots not moderate it's pretty conservative it's Ronald Reagan type ports.
Well Ronald Reagan was the ultimate big tent Republican.
He coined the term.
And and welcome people of all stripes into our party but there's no question but the people in this country.
Are returning to conservative values they want to see less spending and less borrowing and Washington they wanna see -- president focusing getting the economy right.
Not passing a massive new health care takeover and so Republican principles are in the four.
But if you look at Chris Christie and likewise if you you look at Bob McDonnell and and Scott Brown.
These are these are Republicans mainstream Republicans who believe adhere to.
If you will conservative principles that have always been the basis of Republicans winning a lot.
And so what do you think governor of outside the Tea Party leaders who say that there's a certain litmus tests and -- -- focusing on maybe -- dozen -- so.
Vulnerable Republicans across the country that that they don't pass Muster and in other words they're -- they're.
Their potential is to divide Republican Party now a lot of say they don't care this is about the Republican Party would say you.
Well couple things one I welcome the energy and passion that you're saying for the Tea Party -- movement.
People are -- angry at seeing what's happening in Washington and their their there.
Demonstrated that anger and and motivating.
People across the country that the press for real change positive change and that's a good thing.
At the same time that people want to run a primary that opponents.
Against others why that's that's fine as well that energizes the party.
Energizes our base ultimately -- the kind of organism that we have to have that to win elections so why I don't I'm not worried about that on the other hand.
To suggest that someone isn't a Republican if they don't agree with you on a 100% of the key issues that be a mistake you you do wanna do what Ronald Reagan said which is -- I have people that have differing views but who nonetheless -- share common perspectives on the most important issues and right now the economy national security.
Health care those are some of the most important issues we face so you're not concerned about this being kind of like.
Philosophical war brewing in the Republican.
I'd be far more concerned.
If instead the members of our party were sitting back on their heels.
Not knowing which way to turn it up at the beginning of the year when Barack Obama was elect that I think a lot of folks thought boy it's going to be a long time before we see.
Republicans elected again.
-- and what the Obama administration has done by going as sharply to the left as they have.
Is really energize our party.
And create the kind of intensity.
That's that's needed to win elections and that's I mean look what's happened in Virginia New Jersey.
And hopefully tonight a Massachusetts in that this is the trifecta if you will and and in Blue States amid New Jersey and Massachusetts they don't have much -- than that.
And it's you know it's -- rejection of obamacare it's a rejection of big government it's -- rejection of the the arrogance.
That just did you see emanating from Washington where -- a few people think they know better than the people of and if they don't have kind of -- -- -- -- -- program that's our survey the reservoir where Republicans are getting -- him but there are decided enough -- actually campaign.
Democrats say it is you correctly what I've got -- argue with -- who's to say Republicans don't get a little -- -- there again.
Well we're a long way from being -- empower and so -- we're gonna have to demonstrated the people of America that we mean exactly what we say.
You're gonna have to see that from Chris Christie and Bob McDonnell and hopefully from Scott brown and Republicans and in Washington.
It it's very important that we make make it very clear we are for Health Care Reform.
Just not the Obama care style Health Care Reform we want people to have coverage that's affordable and that's portable.
But not a coverage that's gonna require government take over so what we we have to make sure that people understand where we stand what our issues are.
And if we do that effectively I think you'll see people come back to us and maybe give us a chance again assuming if he loses tonight this crucial seat the president.
Can sort of even if this sort of carried 2010 in the midterm elections governor.
He could pull it to Bill Clinton and and run to the right.
Do you think he will.
Have a great for the country tell -- the truth.
I carry a heck of a lot more about.
What happens to the country that I do about you know what happens to political fortunes.
I hope he moves to the center.
And and and stopped pursuing this extraordinary left wing agenda that would be the right thing I don't think you'll do that I think is committed to a course which.
Which is not good for the country and -- like Bill Clinton I don't think he'll learn his lesson and we'll see tonight.
If Scott Brown wins this election.
And they then go as rapidly as they can try to push to a health care bill and not seat Scott Brown -- when Ted Kennedy.
Ran a special election they seated him the next day.
So will they -- Scott Brown the next day.
Will they abide by the filibuster rules is that they've existed or will they take a nuclear option if they take that course they'll show their level of arrogance.
Has reached -- A level which.
Which ethical resulted in it in dramatic change in 2010.
-- once a -- -- very good having your game it's me.
Thanks -- good to be with you governor -- wrong.
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