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Washington -- the democratic senators that we've wasted too much -- -- over this old budget.
For a year that is now have over time to set our sights on the new budget for the year that is just around the -- with me now Alaska senator.
Mark baggage now senator your -- talking about the one that is the source of this.
Great debate as to whether we'll have a shut -- -- -- you say every word you say move on -- than it would by move on what does that mean.
Well for example we've already suggested up to seventy billion dollars with the cut side all of the house has about a hundred billion bigger.
That's a good place at this -- get done and get on the points focus here is why you guys listen to your last.
-- I guess debate I would say -- question and answer with a congresswoman.
The winning twelve is really where we go look at the whole picture.
And you know we can argue -- the Democrats with the Republicans that's irrelevant for all the reasons you said we got a dead in front of us we got a deficit that significant.
We're gonna have some tough love -- some hard decisions to make as you know.
Like on my website I've listed idea is that we should cut in the billions of dollars we've signed on I signed on to a letter.
Supporting the efforts of the debt commission which is four trillion dollars.
Nothing is going to be easy everybody that believes there.
-- has to be your piece -- bias be sacred and not that we got to deal with at all and it's not gonna be fun.
But while we're in this when he eleven debate we can't get on with the bigger picture most people when I go back home they think we're talking about the -- twelve budget.
Well but what -- you tell -- that but that's a very good point senator had to be very you have been batted aside and were responding to the debt commenced an offering ideas.
And I absolutely that's the apartment even I don't Wear out but if I had when I would have.
But I -- I will say this senator that.
Bomb the argument for getting serious about this budget that is in a budget that -- over -- -- budget is that -- we can't come up with ideas.
To save billions how we ever -- address saving trillions.
Well I would say this first off and I think you would agree with it's an embarrassment that you know we're doing this budget this way I mean business is known to have families don't do it.
And here's the problem we're working in a short term back in -- every day -- Try him and -- -- where eventually they've got it because.
And again I missed I did -- shared but we have got an idealist but and never did then -- now -- that's what's got us -- respect and -- I'm not disagreeing with you -- but what we should do is get this one pulls off and then.
Get some breathing room here and have some real discussion on the 2012 budget I think that's where we need to go.
And I think we're closer than ever to get this deal done you know again we've moved up -- over seventy billion dollars were close.
We're arguing over just little bits of -- which is ridiculous and I.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- your sense senator Harry Reid we know is going to be speaking later on today I think -- yet and already the message he's supposed to -- -- You know stand your ground don't give an inch.
-- and I sent it to me that sounds like we are gonna shut -- Well I did you know I would tell you today my odds keep changing every hour around here -- you know nothing stays the same every minute this place.
I think there's a 5050 chance I'll will be pushed into -- shut down leaning toward -- shut down.
But you know.
-- been -- the -- the government has to operate you're gonna have to find that the budget battles will come and go but the real issue today.
As we got to move to the bigger issue and I think a lot of people who've been here wait too long or spend their time having these political -- when really.
The American people last -- tell me over and over again.
Get this -- in a control get a sustainable budget it doesn't mean to solve it overnight because there's no way you can solve this overnight.
But we've got to have a strategy over the next 510 years and -- -- out.
And I are laid out some ideas as you know on the website you and I've had great conversations about this over the last year.
And I'm one of those Democrats is will that you know bite the bullet deal with these issues as a former mayor we have to have tough decisions you don't get the luxury of the easy ones those are all gone.
Your worst president this and I credit senator you know you do want to move the ball forward -- on it from moving the ball forward but it's it's.
We do have a lot of nuts.
-- -- -- here but but I agree on one of the things we've done a couple of amendments and I support some that senator Coburn did I just signed on to another one today it's gonna get rid of surplus property that's federal government has -- And you're trying to make a message and say let's get on with the long term but we got a little skirmish going on the political gamesmanship and Sam I think did hopefully they'll get straightened X rays will be on with the bigger show thank you sir always good having -- thanks me.
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