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-- Peter we are joined right now by senator Kay Bailey Hutchison senator.
Federal workers including those serving in our nation's military being faced with either delayed paychecks no paychecks and all there's a -- down.
House speaker Boehner came out about an hour ago senator.
Said what we have to -- our military than you walked away can you give us a sense of what is happening behind the scenes right now senator.
Well there's a lot happening behind the scenes there are of course we note dueling suggestions of what is causing the problems that.
The bottom line is we have a resolution in -- and anti that would require that our military be paid.
And we now have 65 co sponsors I mean we're going to pass.
We're going to.
Would -- the bill to the house to ensure that our military is paying.
I just know that every American in fact there's a FaceBook page just for this bill that has.
People who agree with that so this is -- huge grassroots movement that the people of America love our military they appreciate what they're doing and we're gonna make.
Sure they -- yeah yeah senator forgive me for apartment not being -- clear on this -- -- is senator Reid gonna bring this to the floor for a vote anywhere are you right -- I know it's changing every moment.
-- it is changing every moment in there are so many different iterations.
Of the one week CR -- the long term see our negotiations.
I am from.
Very focused on making sure that our military don't have to worry and their families don't have to worry.
We have as I said sixty dot co sponsors 675000.
People on FaceBook just -- -- grassroots movement are supporting this.
And then I believe this and I could just tell you that.
I believe we will pass this I have just the firm belief that congress is on the don't -- this.
One segment of our population who are serving so valiantly.
Wouldn't jeopardize its better and notice I know it's hard to hear me with all the singing behind you thank you for bearing with us throughout -- real proud moment economic capital but.
But let me ask you this about Secretary Gates -- he was in Baghdad yesterday.
He told troops.
-- that the troops are gonna get -- -- check no check for the month that April I mean is there any other way around this.
If you can't if your ballot particulars not successful today.
I'm not bill is going to be successful we're like little that this is.
I know what secretary -- send -- But that's one of the reasons why we have so many co sponsor.
Every time I talked about the bill would get two or three or find those sponsors and we cannot be denied when we have 65 senators and counting.
The ability to take care of our military and I know in my heart.
We will pass my Bill -- Casey is pushing this time he's very active.
And frankly I have another bill drafted me.
That is an authorization bill that will hit -- a different way I'm just pulling out all the stops to prevent any kind of this.
Our military -- I feel.
Families you know.
Since senator and then -- my god this guy madame senator.
We keep hearing that we need to cut the deficit cut the budget cut spending.
But the only way I see out of this problem is to grow how do we grow out of this and how to -- -- reassure the American people.
That we have an initiative to grow out of the problems that we face in our country.
I think you're right on line and I think -- its.
That we are going to get control of -- thanks.
Investment will be made in the private sector we're going to cut back on regulations that are stifling job growth.
And we're going to -- the private sector.
That we know their job creators that we -- and -- the line and we'll build our economy.
Growth does not build an economy it is private sector yeah.
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison who obviously has much better hearing than I do thank you senator for speaking with us -- to thank you.
All right you.
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