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-- so is the president losing many in his party -- -- congressman Emanuel Cleaver are Democrat response than Missouri the Congressional Black Caucus chairman as well.
-- -- -- good to have you back with us Hobbs is the president losing a lot of his friends or how would you define.
Illinois no movement of any of those friends.
I think that you know it's it's it's a lose little situation -- -- in the -- Because if you go to.
Saint Louis miss votes you get criticize them if you stay here and don't stand beside the president to get through -- us.
I think -- -- the you know any criticism of the president right now is based on a generic -- After the nomination process.
I think it'll be clear the president vs.
A real person on the not a hypothetical.
And I think you're gonna find them the that the part of will coalesce around.
In the meantime a lot of them of abandoning him at least not showing up -- events of them.
What do you make of that not -- might be right it might be scheduling issues and vote this is but.
We see it popping -- -- off some don't isn't.
Well sure you know if the president were in Kansas City.
I would I would probably -- since we don't the vote on much -- has substance to it here.
And so -- probably go to to live and introduce him.
It ends up -- -- Missouri is a tough state bank remember.
-- Missouri it was the last state to be called in 2008 and fact it was a photo finish a big McCain won by less than 4000 votes so.
I don't -- senator McCaskill and you're not using the president a lot of your campaign literature and commercials -- -- That says a lot right there doesn't.
Well it says there's serves that she wants to stand our -- That she has been conservative on fiscal matters and -- Shuster with the president on -- with which.
It's a tough deal I think right now because ultimately I think all Democrats and Republicans to.
Must ultimately try to respond to Americans -- But I know what -- -- your your own man and you take your body when you stand by the president -- regardless.
But the fact of the matter is -- someone has the juice is stick -- -- higher as the -- if you perceive that he's losing his dues.
You back away and I that's kind of what I'm seeing Garza and from many in your party so much so that some -- we wouldn't be surprised if there's a challenge.
So the president if even a token one in the election do you see that.
Well that won't be a challenge to the -- president not at all.
You know that that kind of thing just doesn't happen and to have much -- -- -- -- and we'll we'll probably.
-- and it would have to be somebody who years.
Way out Thames in left field may be out of the ballpark.
Because -- they would not would become persona non Grata inside the party of the political -- What they'll name and but it congress that they -- also there's going down -- -- -- what you Gene McCarthy did and later Bobby Kennedy did in 1968.
What Ronald Reagan -- would Gerald Ford in 1976.
What a host of others have done to challenge what they view to be an embattled it's not weekend.
Incumbent president has happened you don't think it's -- It it will not happen -- -- -- a lot of things I'm sure about I am absolutely certain that Barack Obama will not be challenged and democratic primaries.
And indeed do that there were gonna happen it would that we don't -- have somebody.
Put trying to push is on her way up into public view that's that's just not gonna happen.
I think we've had a couple of people want them -- side one on the senate side.
Two say that that would be a good thing and kind of been -- but that's just really not going to happen.
And where you are -- running out of time to do it.
Congress is always a pleasure having you thank you very much there was you.
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