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News -- -- chief White House correspondent for Fox News is with this.
All right now again Troy gets -- of the coming up by the way on the Goldman Sachs series gets Charlie coming up in a few minutes but major -- a lot to talk to you about including.
The meeting between the president and the British prime minister today which are one of the sex extort with what's the tone to be like Barack Obama David Cameron -- those two get together.
-- pretty good the big.
Topic is Afghanistan but a couple of reasons.
The Cameron government it's committed in Afghanistan but it it that.
Where -- fourteen.
As the last of possible on the would be in Afghanistan as a military fighting -- President is dealing with Democrats in congress right now on.
Supplemental funding bill for Iraq -- interest and that's principally for Afghanistan.
It's been slow down White House pretty intense pressure on congressional Democrats move that legislation.
What -- house -- up for artistry expect next week.
And the house has been is -- -- and has this -- -- or -- pressure.
But the White House knows it's gonna win and house Democrats are gonna have to give up on a lot of our favorite domestic spending that the -- that legislation does make the Korean war on the supplemental Iraq -- got.
The White House and -- -- you're not gonna go on here August break and not on the troops because the Defense Secretary Robert Gates at.
That's by the end of July the troops don't get paid you're not gonna go to a mid term election not saying the troops fighting water that -- Sure what about the -- situation -- not only the oil spill but the the lobbying or the alleged lobbying by DP to free the Lockerbie bomber which seemed wouldn't wouldn't that create some tension as.
As Obama and Cameron talks today are -- Not as much as you might expect the -- -- government.
Now opposed this release.
We did it -- was not certain government and leader of the Conservative Party they also opposed the release.
By the Scottish government.
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-- -- -- State Department announced yesterday that you were OK the idea -- -- on the every government but deeper investigation that this would -- -- -- it was sloppy Libya on general.
-- prisoner transfers it's about.
Double quite based BP says was dealt with much later and was not related to their overall pot being with the Libyan government on.
That down all week.
Do critics -- based -- senators Democrats we interest in New York as -- wait a minute don't tell us.
We're just generally lobbying -- prisoner transfer -- brought it up and to do that.
They want it deeper investigation.
It department the united that the degree in -- the decision but -- -- -- -- the camera Obama mean.
Major Garrett chief White House correspondent for fox news with a -- -- is the best of Imus continues on Fox Business let me shift gears a little bit and talk about the the battle over on the extension of unemployment benefits was the president now appears to.
Have one with the appointment of the new senator from West Virginia today so now that gets them up to sixty right and now.
It sets up and the argument which we knew has been coming in has been developing for the November elections on that.
On the basis of on the one side the Republicans continue to make.
They are argument which is based on deficit spending and and -- we -- we can't keep spending money like crazy and the Democrats say.
Well the Republicans.
Are rooting for his efforts and people say in recent days an economy that's not performing up to parts that they can get.
A reelected or -- -- so that they can -- pick up some seats in the election in November how does the White House see its positioning on that just from a political point of view right now.
Well the White House.
The politics -- this.
Insensitive in the you can native Americans -- -- continued unemployment insurance benefits.
Republicans were resistant and reluctant to make this argument it -- -- that was first made by -- -- That's Republican not running for reelection and bursting at the start with almost no Republican sort of -- -- that well that's pretty harsh.
Now they've embraced because what -- -- in the in the intervening period almost always did actually increased alarm not -- Republican base that they are already among independents.
By the thirteen trillion dollar debt the second year -- we're gonna have in the bank a trillion dollar federal -- or more parties -- over nine months of the fiscal year.
Republicans believe that argument is that political space might be -- the White House slowdown White House says what we've.
Historically always done -- you're just playing political games the bottom line is that what the White House's.
Bush and against an open door.
It's going to win today it's known since last week it's going to win today but -- -- it's been building up his political argument.
Make us stronger case against Republicans in the mid terms the basis -- -- out of touch with middle class Americans.
We need unemployment benefits -- they weren't such that once you've lowered debt and that.
All right thank you -- good to talk -- should the I'm Natalie back next time you're on -- -- -- here.
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