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More about this congressman Michael Graham Republican.
From New York congressman great of you being here.
Adam Shapiro reference.
Op Ed that was in the Wall Street Journal written by -- and -- and conditional and American Express -- all of them on the jobs council.
-- about what should be done is there anyone thing in that.
That you agree with.
I was actually quite a bit I mean if you look at it it it marries up very well with the Republican agenda we just put out jobs agenda.
And for example -- at the top.
Rolling back the regulations.
And cutting through the red tape it's one of the biggest.
Things stifling our ability to grow right now is that we can build anything -- completely stymied.
By regulatory red tape so I think that is very much on point and we've been beating the -- -- that for quite some time the other thing is that was very consistent was increasing.
Capital in an access to credit for small businesses this was something that we talked about back when they were bailing out banks to say.
Are they going to be strings attached to make sure they lend it to small business which they didn't.
So getting that moving again so I think there's a lot of things at a very consistent with -- the other things that they mentioned about.
Construction getting construction going and you know irony here and I was very very critical of the stimulus package -- spent almost a trillion dollars.
But we didn't spend it to build our infrastructure to grow the United States I think that was -- huge mistake on the part of the president and now -- hearing from that this council.
That that's exactly what we should have been doing.
Well it's interesting because that -- I was just talking to Don -- about this idea that can you cut your way to prosperity.
So the incident from a rebound from a Republican congressman is no you need to spend uncertain what's hip in certain areas are now it's -- Equation what you can create jobs in a vacuum here it's it's actually very very simple and and -- those that have been in business and small businesses know this.
If you're a league with a tremendous amount of debt.
No one is gonna have defeat to investing so we have to get our debt under control but at the same time we -- that's more policies that are gonna promote growth the biggest problem we have now for creating jobs.
Is -- certainty if you look at the balance sheets of -- corporate America.
They are heavy in cash more than ever in our history.
And the reason for that is they don't know what the rules are you look at Dodd-Frank for example and it is completely -- with with uncertainty.
And if we don't get out of our own way and start creating policies that bring certainty to the market they -- never going to be able to create.
Congressman you are saying we need to spend and we need to cut that that that's sort of wait that's sort of what you're saying you're saying spend wisely no but -- -- But the agenda have to be the cut cut cut I think you misinterpreted what I'm saying is.
Yes we have to cut the spending is where we have an out of control debt looming crisis quarter of but we have to have pro Apollo pro.
These and his policies such as cutting red tape.
Creating certainty to the marketplace none of that cost none of that cost a dime.
Rolling back the regulators are bringing certainty that went into the market thing.
Outline but that was the lost opportunity of the stimulus now that we've wasted actually -- -- back come up I would not come back into another when I'm -- that was a lost opportunity.
And they they did it wrong the first time.
So doesn't that -- the economy kind of an interesting not not a statistics on the right -- in a tough spot because she didn't.
If you're not so bright and you can you should have spent that money and of course hindsight is 20/20 but I say we go back we say we -- -- it and now we're gonna say we don't have the money to I guess a charge.
Right so what you do then we do now -- what both very it's it's it's actually pretty obvious what we then do is we incentivized we do bring tactful but broaden the base and we give incentives to small businesses.
To grow into the mid sized businesses the entrepreneur awards have they have the answer -- we need to let the entrepreneur -- innovate because that's what they aren't.
Before we wrap up here and let you go just -- -- one New York delegation question about that has been talk about it but about congressman Weiner.
Been in the news we've talked about ad nauseam the last couple weeks this -- -- in the delegation from New York what's your view on it should he resign her.
In all -- what happened -- Chris Lee had this problem on my side as a republic united in common -- -- out of respect.
I want to be consistent and I reserve comment you know it's up to the congressman at this point what he decides to do if you would call on him to resign I personally not know current interest.
Congressman Michael Graham thank you -- We haven't guessed it awful but it differently if it.
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And -- one of my first legislation's was the a dog bill it's fair for veterans you know I'm I'm very much in the weeds on Dodd-Frank and a lot of other legislation but I -- -- remember that we have the freedoms and liberties to talk about jobs and everything else because of our veterans is so my very first bill was.
For those suffering from post traumatic stress.
-- they that they can train dogs and if the dogs are trained to a certain level.
Then those -- those dogs have been given to veterans with disabilities and they can help them open doors and do various different.
Things that they would have trouble with.
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Actually android -- -- -- -- -- -- and sing it now go back to DC now again as we head into the sea together we have a good trip to get back my staff in DC misses and congress could see again agency that you think.
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