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Someone who knows this process -- better than do I Susan Collins Republican from -- -- state of Maine joining us she is always considered.
One of those crucial swing votes who could bridge -- -- divides and senator talk about divides her.
That's really true but -- I actually am -- optimistic.
That we are going to reach an agreement.
Of not reaching an agreement are simply catastrophic.
And I believe that the end of the day I'll be -- Probably at the eleven that our.
An agreement will be reached that will -- Byrd had to have Paul rein in spending.
And put into place real budget reform -- that's what -- really need to.
And senator what do you make of the that -- progressive caucus comes out with a statement it would be and I'm paraphrasing senator far more catastrophic to do a deal like this -- to -- -- To a deal like this well that just makes no sense to me whatsoever because what -- -- saying.
It's they're willing to allow the United States of America -- the first time in our history.
-- double -- on its applications and that would be irresponsible.
So when -- They wanna see revenues in the mix I think I'd bet there's sink tactics in the midst of it that that the -- of this whole.
Middle ground plan senator that they argue.
Is falling on the middle income in the port and not on the -- -- the millionaires that senators that are now we've heard the argument before but.
They seem to be saying as a group now this will not pass Muster with -- us.
They are saying that they want tax heights and that in order to -- abandoned the Mets have a very fragile.
Economy would be a real mistake.
Now I AM for a tax reform.
But we need to do tax reform that actually decrease its -- It way to increase revenues because we could get rid of for example these six billion dollar a year.
Tax subsidy for ethanol that's the kind -- tax reform that I like that would not -- immediate part of these books aren't.
It would be part of the second stage.
That package that's being put together it would be an opportunity.
Four of the special committee to look at tax reform.
But that's not what that progressives are tagging about they're -- about increasing taxes over all.
At a time that it would really hurt small businesses and the economy -- Senator -- credited to stick in this process in your.
In those firework -- kind of meetings here that.
That didn't choose sides have retreated to their respective sides not across the board but what does that some of the more liberal members.
Certainly in the in them to a Democrat -- the dominated caucus progressive caucus.
Has said no way in -- will accept this deal.
Some tea parties is there was someone senator to be himself a Tea Party favorite.
-- We got to see big bigger spending cuts this doesn't cut Muster let -- not across the board but they -- enough on both sides and make you wonder.
With a really anything -- Spain's over the last 24 hours.
I can't believe that there is it changed when man -- two our leader Mitch McConnell couple hours ago.
He was more confident that the deal then -- see him -- Now it's not going to show you are confident and then Harry Reid here and say well you know don't that the -- cross the -- yet and I mean who's right.
I thank -- says -- a battle remain to be seen.
But the fact is that -- -- going to be unhappy with some that aspect of the agreement I'm I'm sure I'm back to be happy with all of it.
But the fact it's we have -- act are dead it's unsustainable.
One we can't allow it to all those two facts don't go away.
You have a metastasis is does the man president senator thank you very much you've got your violent Nobel's committee can't regulate I am.
Okay senator thank you very very much.
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