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But first for more on the president's job plans and tonight's Republican debate we welcome Fox News senior political analyst Brit -- -- great to have you with us.
The speech in in North Carolina.
Was there anything there that that inspired you to say this president is now focus fully.
And righteously and job creation and has a plan.
-- -- -- Of what he proposed today -- -- the the training of 101000.
Engineers over some period of time it.
You know -- might or might not be a good idea I guess you'd have to delve into the financing Evans C works.
But it's not gonna do -- for the economy in the near term and and this is the president and he's campaigning today you know in a swing state when he carried -- would like to carry again.
He doesn't need really to campaign he doesn't need all the -- -- raising in my opinion what he needs is some better results.
But I think him in the terms in which he thinks.
He's out of bullets -- there's gonna be no further stimulus money spent to the Fed is doing all -- -- -- -- it can do.
And I think the president is just gotta hope that the private economy gets up off its back in and bail him out and I think gets about always got.
The president than now in need of our bail -- himself.
That role and that will be quite a bailout indeed with nine point 1% unemployment rate as -- -- an economy that is all but stagnated.
That and then today the president part of -- giving.
The vice president another job he's -- hard working vice president hours in charge -- waste and fraud and reducing it in government.
Is that a game changer.
-- -- -- Look I know Joseph Biden I've -- since he got here -- I'd like him very much on a personal basis he's as nice a -- you'll ever meet.
But the idea that he is gonna be the guy that -- that you know that -- that is the there's gonna deal with -- waste and fraud and abuse and saving of of large amounts of money in these government programs.
-- they're gonna save any serious money they need them major major reforms in these government programs savings at the edges will save you some money for sure you can always save some.
And it's not a bad idea to do it but it's not going to be a game changer as you describe it Lou it's just it's just not enough money there.
And -- as as I announced that the at the outset here this evening we're watching the House of Representatives are waiting what we're told is the possibility.
By requests and of what formal request from congressman Anthony Weiner for -- leave of absence.
The White House finally weighed in on the reader -- scandal the president telling on The Today Show what will be broadcast on The Today Show tomorrow.
What he would have done if -- were in congressman -- position.
Saying if it was me I would resign.
When you get to the part where because of various personal distractions you can serve as effectively as you need to than you should probably step back.
Interest in that it and -- step aside -- step back what what's your reaction.
Well -- -- it looks like everybody -- with any authority a month in the democratic hierarchy a larger and is tried to give him a push.
You know you had you had to former speaker the bed now minority leader Nancy Pelosi over the weekend and she was joined by Debbie wasserman.
And -- the use.
Head of the democratic.
National committee and now the president.
Weighing in that -- People who know Weiner our our own pierced in Paris who.
Used to go out with -- -- says that this is a man -- the seat in congress is basically his life.
And that that he will reality is if anybody you'll hang on until the absolute bitter end it is he.
It appears that Pelosi and wasserman Schultz.
Didn't succeed it remains to be seen -- the president will.
And if not.
Staying in that C.
Is -- -- likely that they could come up for a -- -- -- from them.
The resources -- the leverage to get him out.
Well I think what is more likely to happen is -- -- -- a redistricting underway in New York State.
And they're likely to redistrict that guy right out of his seat.
And you know right out of a -- of a place to run from azalea and a bit of New York -- lost a few seats so.
They might just portion that district in such a way that he wouldn't have any chance and and and I and I suspect.
If he doesn't -- before that that'll happen and if he sees that coming in May decide to did jig is up and go -- and and and quit but it looks like to -- -- cynicism as an effective call.
Fish and as effective our candidates for the Republican presidential nomination -- debate tonight.
Are you looking to any particular vulnerabilities -- for any given well there are any possible successor.
And what doesn't mean -- that that Mitt Romney has a lot to lose on and these polls of people who will boost sentiments are very soft in the sense that they relate.
Haven't decided finally he's got a very big lead -- over 40% nobody else is -- -- in -- -- -- New Hampshire.
He's a -- I'm not gonna compete seriously in Iowa so he needs to win that state and nearly goes on a debate stage with city everybody who's.
In a much lesser position at least for the moment that he is.
Obama care or as it's been called now by his -- Tim -- -- -- they care because of its conceptual similarity.
To what Romney passed in Massachusetts.
Now he's he's it seems to me he's he's gonna have to be easily he might be taken.
Fire left and right -- only gonna be personal and only will be harsh.
But it seems to me that that he's gonna need -- to he's gonna need a good performers to hold onto his position and it's an opportunity for.
For people newcomers to the -- of the the scene like Michelle Bachmann.
Perhaps others to to to do well and -- to -- a little bit Newt Gingrich obviously is campaign spot on his back.
We'll have a chance to prove that he can the oath.
Be successful in a debate which might keep his hopes alive I think they're pretty faint but but this is at least a chance for him.
For humans Lawrence thank you very much for --