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Eve of the big speech a big question does the big guy get a second chance to make a person present -- -- gonna lay out.
His stuff they're cutting -- again the former white house Press Secretary Clijsters says it's going to be a tough sell because people I'm buying that suddenly he's serious about cutting arrogant to have you.
-- -- It is a tough sell when he already introduced a budget to did not really address some of the things that even his debt -- -- -- -- Alan Simpson said were depth.
Definite disappointment what does he do.
Well he's already stepped to the -- three times with three times you know he has commission that he announced deal with the deficits and debt and he came they came out of the recommendation he didn't do anything with it.
Many of the state of the union where he really didn't talk about deficits or debt other than just in passing.
And at 32 -- with a budget that actually increase the deficit and the debt.
As -- now all of a sudden after congress from Paul Ryan Republicans have showed leadership the president is finally coming around but.
In presents are supposed to leave it should not work in this order if you want to ultimately come to an agreement makes it much harder when the president trails instead of -- it.
Reminded me of that.
Bill Clinton post and it -- DiMarco I'm still relevant.
On -- but Bill Clinton did take the lead on some of these.
Initiatives that he felt Republicans forced him into but he -- that -- and and and we know what happened now what is your sense of what happens here.
Well I I hope that tomorrow the president will come out with some real specific.
Spending cuts and how he's going to reform.
Particularly the entitlements Medicare and Medicaid.
That's what's driving -- trillion dollar deficits and the debt and that's what we need to hear the president.
He can be very specific contact tight security know what he wants to do -- tax hikes he likes being specific about tax hikes.
The real question is can he will he be specific about entitlement reform.
Because -- he's not frankly mobile for for this will be his fourth chance to say something that moves the ball toward the center and he wanted to advanced.
You know I just get the feeling with the timing of his speech he realize what a bigger hullabaloo was created.
When Republicans sort of factored into a corner on these concessions on -- budget is not a budget we could differ -- what kind of concessions they were.
But the bottom line the momentum seems overlaps -- whether it's Ryan talk about big picture stuff on Medicare and Medicaid.
You can argue what they're proposing but they're proposing stuff they're doing stuff and he just seems like you know the Butler and that -- not move.
-- what's the deal.
You know until the problem is it's not just then yes it's also in the -- and people took to the streets last year the president did nothing set nothing for days silence.
Libya he acted way after it was too late now we have a stalemate that I don't see any way out of it just seemed that all of the major big issues the president -- let's Nancy Pelosi write the legislation when the Democrats a majority it's it's back.
-- other Republicans have the house the president doesn't really move one way or another.
And I think this is one of the issues -- we all saw when he left to somebody didn't have a lot of experience and certainly never been an executive in his life.
But what does so they know our subjective there and I donated certainly as -- as the president of this no drama Obama thing.
That may be president's need a bit of a -- and a bit bit of it.
An emotional quality that doesn't seem there.
But I'm not I'm less worried about his emotional cost -- -- some already about as ideological qualities or lack -- I think that if you were given no means -- Smart you know I mean -- He's Goosen and and it -- all of this drama problems building of these run away.
Deficits and debt and he has a sort of a passive response to let you know whether you -- -- call it drama or not it it just seems like an emotional.
-- and substances detachment from reality.
Well hold on the Oval Office is a lot more than just sitting in the chair and and you have to be prepared to take your lumps you have to be a leader you have to make bold -- Initiatives.
-- -- -- -- And I remind you -- the Republicans only control the house the Democrats control the senate.
And the White House so the president has cards to play he has a leadership role to play.
And he needs to show his cards and that's what tomorrow's important.
What exactly as -- president stand for with specifics when it comes to entitlement reform it's the big issue of our age.
Everybody knows we need to do something about those programs.
Presidency to tell us what.
Tune in an emergency and thank you thank you --
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