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Leaders somehow keeps his seat in congress is Republican challenger in 2010.
May actually return.
That man is former television executive.
Bob Turner last November he ran against -- and took 41% of the vote.
So does he want a rematch Bob Turner joining us now along with -- regardless the Republican chairman for queens county New York.
What do you think about all that -- hope for worst.
-- -- -- hello I -- a by the way we knew each other years and years ago I'd actually didn't know Richard run for -- seat.
It was a secure a seat that's why you yeah it wasn't a close race although 41%.
Is significant and if he runs again.
If he -- and runs again do you think he can beat him.
Yes and I think we could've beaten them last time with a little different operation in an -- start the number of other things.
Is it a liberal district that he runs in because he is so liberal himself -- democratic district three to -- I think we'll we'll 31 in -- -- -- -- and in fact of its three to one democratic with a 41% U did a pretty good job of getting a lot of Democrats on your side why what was your message and appeal to them.
It was the traditional conservative message we have problems with the economy -- against the health care.
Our foreign policy is wrong.
-- -- it was it was brilliantly.
Are -- fell one question is whether there is still going to be a district there's a lot of redistricting going on their questions about whether.
-- -- district will be combined with others and whether one district will go away do you expect that to happen.
That may very well happen and -- his is district can be redistribute out.
And that's one way of getting rid of -- and the Democrats will have a lot to say about that.
By the way did you notice -- when you're running against him anything in his behavior.
That would have indicated that this -- take some serious emotional problems.
Emotional problems -- why I thought he was -- to be challenged on on a number of the issue first book that he ever did you ever catch him -- -- -- Yes what what -- specifically that he wrote the health care bill.
He said that he wrote the health care of itself -- -- to think what did you say and did he respond to your his senate challenger IE.
Left we both had turned speaking.
I had suggested he never read it.
And he responded.
After my departure.
Not only having read it he wrote it broke and that claimed with the ship in fact.
He said the health care bill and I one.
Do you think he will.
Make it for another run in 2012 or or will the Democrats try to get rid of it I think he's lost support.
And and it's constantly eroding right now I think the next.
Few even days may be yet critical.
Phil I don't know if you heard if it was a Rush Limbaugh but he said he hopes Anthony Weiner does stay in office because it's going to be great for the Republicans you're right right he's someone that just keeps giving -- -- so you do agree.
Yes I do but I I think probably to Democrats will force intended to resign because he's really week.
Drag on the Democratic Party well.
If that's true do you think that the district is ready for I know it's it's the Democrats outnumber Republicans sold by -- heavy majority but do you think they're ready for the Tea Party message.
Yes I think so I I really do especially if it's done quickly.
You know if it goes on until the next the next election 2012.
You know they have time to recover but again the redistricting I think we'll be something where they they're gonna -- the most two seats in New York State and one of them can be used the.
Bob do you think that there's something out of this affair that speaks to voters about Democrats that is that -- You know offered for personal like this lies so clearly on the on something -- that the people around him into the nation.
Sort of the way Bill Clinton did -- he said I did not sleep with that woman marriage did not have -- that woman.
This does that carry over into the voters' impression of Democrats in general wars or just specific to Weiner -- -- -- I think it's specific to -- These type of scandals.
Have gone both ways.
We've seen Chris Lee and and -- for several.
In New York -- congress public since Republicans who had to resign as well as.
Governor -- in new York and New Jersey so.
Consequences of this type behavior is usually resignation.
And I think it will hang around we there's neck and the party unless he steps that right Bob.
Turner good luck the next -- Villaraigosa good to see -- was well thanks very much coming up on deck.
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