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Now offer some reaction is -- Republicans as well that he's deputy chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
-- the ones who are trying to get Republicans elected to congress he's also chairman.
Of the house Republican leadership committee.
Content -- you so much for being here we appreciate it.
Megan could be -- -- your reaction because it Crist our -- our Fox News digital politics editor on at the top of the hour and He explained this convoluted sort of wave -- the president hopes to pay for his jobs package.
I I mean.
I talk about this up every day I'm on barely holding on so I I beg you to keep it simple for for me and my viewers.
But it looks at what the president wants He says look it's a half a billion dollar essentially jobs package I know I have to pay for.
This is how on pay for the super committee that supposed to be finding one point two trillion dollar for the savings.
I'm an -- -- on to that so they gotta find more they got to find an an extra 500 billion.
And if they fail to do that.
Tax hikes are gonna take care of the whole thing.
And they He wants you in congress to pass the plan that would make all that happen.
Now heat try to get the tax takes through a democratically controlled congress and couldn't do it.
Is there any chance of the current congress doing what the president is now asking.
You know Megan first.
It's always good you're the president out around -- gives rousing speech.
But legislating is more than just speechifying.
And what we've said when the Republicans took over in the house -- first of all when it comes to these bills we'd like to actually see them.
We'd like to have an open public process so the people of the press and the taxpayers can weigh in on.
-- they really -- Because for two years when they controlled everything around here we got sold a bill of goods -- those 2000 page bills that rammed through in the dark at night nobody had ever heard nobody that a chance to read they became law and now we're suffering the consequences it's hurting our economy.
We -- that differently so we look forward to working on the president's proposals.
In the right order we -- -- what they cost what they do but it did become more complicated last night.
When He sent his bills up.
And it turns out that that they are basically driven in in about 400 billion dollars in tax increases.
And their permanent tax increases for short term spending and borrowing again and you know that it didn't work in the first stimulus.
But you know what we're gonna take a look -- his ideas we've got some ideas are only got eleven bills we pass the house it would open up America's energy production and create jobs.
That -- reduce the costly regulations that are.
I out of here regularly get your ideas are all over in the senate Boehner and us senate but let me ask you this the president is out there saying that we just heard about a campaign trap.
What on earth are we waiting for we've got broken down schools we want airports and train stations be built here that and that's not China.
Saying we got construction workers who are ready to get out to work right now.
And saying you get to work right now that there's an urgency.
And you -- -- -- -- do -- you know what I was a small business owner for 22 years and created jobs in the district I represent rural Oregon.
It is small employers to create the jobs -- sure we've got roads and bridges that need be improved we've got to him.
Highway transportation extension bill will be on the floor of the house soon.
To extend highway funding on the end of the end of march -- an FAA authorization bill going forward we've got these energy bills that are already over in the senate.
But what I hear most -- I'm not around Oregon in the country.
From small businesses that want to expanding Grozny and certainly of these federal regulations are causing them to sit on their money such that they have it.
Because they're afraid of the -- they may -- going.
Four hours a lot of good deal at that later -- -- -- with a regulation and another bill and give the president we always asking for in terms of infrastructure spending.
And He wanted to take -- He wants aid to states so they won't have to lay off teachers and firemen and -- police fighters at least these officers saw.
We we went through this -- the first stimulus bill all the same things were promised as a result of that stimulus and as we know after 8900 billion plus interest takes it over a trillion.
They promised us the president promised unemployment would go above 8% and we know that didn't happen it didn't work.
So first of all let's hear what the costs are the president said and in 20091.
Of the worst things you can do in a recession.
Is to add taxation on the very people.
That are supposed to produce the jobs and so here He is coming back saying neither this super committee now -- -- cut another half a trillion dollars or.
You do these tax increases those tax increases as you pointed out.
Were rejected on small business owners by Democrats I can't imagine there's the appetite form in the house right now there are other things we can do that don't cost that.
You don't have to borrow.
That opened up America's reserves on energy and reduce energy costs and create jobs in that sector and if we just had a freeze on these regulations for a couple years I think you would see.
Businesses do what they do best and a lot better in government and that is use their money to create long term private sector job.
The president has rolled back at some of his regulations in particular last week rolled back -- on the ozone that that was applauded by folks and your Saturday I'll.
Both you have to meet him halfway how can you need -- have to win.
Absolutely we're trying to and that's why we plan to give his proposals.
A full airing here in the house you haven't seen as commands they don't know we can't do that -- can't do this -- were saying in his first send us the bill.
Let us get scored by the Congressional Budget Office -- we know what the costs are.
Let's look at what these tax increases are in the effects they might have on the economy let's hear from those who might be affected by them.
And let's let's just hear how these spending cuts are going to be on top of -- trillion and a half we've already said where we can -- more.
But the idea was to cut to reduce the debt not cut to go spend more that doesn't get your debt now.
It just means you're spending more out of the government.
Sir thank you so much for being here we appreciate you may get good to be with.
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