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I don't come home welcome back to our microphones congressman John dingle.
He has you have serve lower than anybody else have -- been elected in 1955.
C you know reviews being.
That's -- Record well have been great it's been a great Kerr -- a wonderful job sure should absolutely.
-- people and I've had the privilege of meeting him surely would stretch of the car.
But really represent Michigan of course you are just -- your -- watching your freedom award presentation speech you gave.
The US capitol historical society on -- -- -- this award you give a speech you talked about congress.
And you think you think congress should stay in session it should go home at this point right even though the holidays are coming up that there's work to do please explain.
First of all the -- has a very high duty.
To carry forward.
The business -- the things should be used to be done.
To secure the United States is properly govern we have about -- -- And very different -- the United States is suffered because of -- They're great challenges out there we have got -- -- we have a budget that is what college we're not addressed.
We've got dealt with the question of it details just have to be done by the -- -- to which.
Led to the national that doesn't -- the to proper proper and why -- necessary levels.
We have got passed a lot of legislation it needs to be addressed.
And the harbor which doesn't compare with any of -- -- current -- that I can look back on.
Forward retired sure we're -- -- Republican or democratic preparation.
They did promote the idea that their pizzas a vegetable and and -- -- we -- should remain in the motto of the countries that are like they've done nothing but what do you think that is why why do you think this congress stands apart from the other ones you've served in.
In the -- you just described.
I think first of all the nation is divided.
But I think second of all the members of the -- -- Have had a leadership problem.
And second of all the leadership has had a major followers -- problem.
And the members I think frankly are true concern.
About the election and drew concern about the business to -- should be cured through American.
Are you saying that John Boehner is -- an effective speaker.
Conservator is a -- threat however fighters.
But let's look at the record as a -- to people -- to judgment.
This -- Gershon has seen 54 bills -- law.
In the last start or -- 111.
-- -- in the law.
Now -- a 104 for compression -- which as you'll remember we had a democratic president -- a Republican cartridge.
Goals were cited -- law.
The record of this partnership is quite frankly in -- really bad.
Is the metric always how many bills are signed into law.
Now the measure is not the number that are signed into law with the quality of this.
For cricket very -- -- worker worker took over bills.
But for more careful and analytical.
Look at how the current -- -- We could look to see what it is not being done first.
The budget has not been adopted second.
Out of the appropriation bills have been adopt.
The deficit has not been adjusted or directors or don't -- it.
The national debt has broad and now to -- around -- game traded dollars.
That's intolerable level would you do about it stretched to the problems that we need to concede to -- that that nation.
Does this that you should it needs to do in order to a trash the -- problem.
Social Security needs to be -- that.
Medicare age to be looked that Medicaid -- to be addressed.
That of these things are being done.
This is any have anything to do with the relation art and what does any of this have to do with the relationship.
Between congress and the president you mentioned.
The congress of I think was -- 1994 when you had a Republican congress and a democratic president with your different dynamic routing between Bill Clinton -- that Republican congress while the current president.
You are right and that's statement.
In -- partnership and the challenges faced by each cartridge is or are -- But the really bad thing about finished.
Is that the challenges before this nation that they -- which threat Bausch.
And the security the well being of this nation are about B Goodrich.
I had a friend of mine who talked to recently -- the Chinese diplomat.
And the things that -- particular person told my friend.
I think are really frightening.
He made this observation.
America is at that terminal phase of historic decline.
Because the political system is unable to make difficult.
And important decisions.
-- -- had occurred about two in a tough minded way.
We dug into a John -- congressman from Michigan fifteenth that district what we do about this have really I'm sure it's frustrating -- been around world somebody congress has.
How how we move forward.
-- first of all.
All -- the people have -- -- -- to set dollar and to work out these problems.
Check it all we have to have that we have to have an election where we.
Where we are compelled to come -- drew just the fire what it is that we have -- -- what has not been done.
And we have to have on a supervision by the for -- -- -- -- -- -- What did -- do have you accomplished what researchers -- do.
We need to just say directed to people understand that they directed demands of their -- British do -- -- poster.
-- the carvers were set up by the founding fathers.
Back in the constitution in 7889.
It was expected first roll over regional political party.
We have over politicized decision.
Second of all we're -- big and fast story too much.
On political -- page.
Yeah and as a result there's a huge chase for money.
The bird for a great -- questions whatever party line.
Have to remember partnership is really.
If you -- their worldly or in the fight if she could care page.
The process has been completely disregard in the car which in the old -- -- as a regular order.
Today the regular order is that the speaker -- to the head of the rules committee.
As says funerals for video ones do best -- -- -- it lets me do that and the bill is put on the floor.
There is no proper attention to -- session of the committee.
The committee are huge.
Where board committee that is pretty grossed eighty -- That's that is a -- to.
45 or 30%.
Of the body -- committees are bigger than competitors to be what I cave -- For example we have subcommittees on the -- -- really weren't sure.
We're we're more than twenty Gardner who reported seven or reform I want to car -- -- It's -- -- that they don't work.
If -- -- bird chicks recognition.
He's -- five bandage everyone does it's our committee -- 55 beverage.
Multiply five by 55.
And seeing how much time this is -- Brush its opening statements by the members of congress.
Ask yourself whether it is all of you whether -- -- proper attention where each member can only get such so little time mr.
And that -- -- so many people don't really understand how it all works do you think that some of this is playing itself out.
In the Occupy Wall Street movement some of that frustration and you identify with and or support.
What is going on -- town squares around the country.
Robert Turner said the question but I -- say.
I think to people is they Occupy Wall Street arch pressured real outrage about a situation or reported bail Wall Street -- To the tune of billions of dollars.
And that favor ranch preparing each other -- huge bonuses.
What they're brought about -- the economic collapse of of the American economy which -- -- aborted.
By TARP and by the end of this administration JR RAA.
Here's my question was really if you are in sympathy with Occupy Wall Street that was really the question.
-- -- you -- -- and I think most Americans truly feel these people are -- a legitimate complaint.
About the fact triple Wall Street has been totally disregarding.
I used to build our committee used to have jurisdiction over.
The financial brokerage.
I insisted that the financial markets should be properly regulated -- Glass-Steagall.
Be kept as law they got it to the Wall Street to lobby -- -- -- get to get it repealed it was repealed.
-- warned that the time that the north should -- years.
The United States was going to see anymore which economic -- while -- got it.
But we got it in nine years instead -- Now having said that this is bad.
But it is -- That to the current person does not get proper outrage at a press the question and -- -- that this kind of thing doesn't happen.
The collapse of 2000 page is almost identical exact cause damage with the crash of 1949.
Huge debates -- attention to the financial world -- which I would tell them.
People think that your business runs on money it does not it runs but we've that are not on confidence and crush.
And if the people have confidence and trust.
Everybody will make -- -- body get a standing before but they've totally disregard of that now.
Now they figure -- how they could make worthless securities -- take itself.
Just suckers out there.
They get huge -- -- because the business of making money for themselves.
Not -- door to ignition solve our great national purposes and meet our great national -- We explain why there's a 9% approval rating for congress and -- the public is disgusted I was -- with your seniority congressman -- That there -- people would listen to you and hope make some changes based on your recommendations.
Well I hope firewall -- Durbin read that you are right -- -- has show.
Lower approval rating I think it used car dealer in your computer -- -- But the simple fact of battery and -- was gonna -- but want attention people got to do was introduced themselves in the partnership in their government -- work.
You gonna run again and -- twelve.
Well we're we're we're also -- necessary -- -- would start -- political -- which I'm always -- until I had no option other large.
But that is what happens this.
The American people got to -- that the money be controlled.
Today in the United States this country is the big unbelievable amounts of money -- -- page.
-- to presidential elections -- broad respect 500 million dollars.
Last election -- spent well over benefited.
This year with the Citizens United lawsuit could be a good place of all the super factually.
That are totally -- supervision are reported responsibility -- they belch.
Margaret it's bad that unbelievable.
Lot of money from censored from certain that whoever committed that are -- -- and wonder what in the hell is going on.
-- it is this country being put up for sale there's no constraints.
And if you look under the laws it is now Saddam Hussein.
Or -- tool.
Or George -- or Adolf Hitler they were alive.
-- -- to block make a big contribution page and do a pretty good job of influencing.
Our -- -- at our presidential candidates.
We'll be -- we can reform the system I I presume that means are you gonna stay around for awhile and run again in 2012 and keep working and keep to fighting the good fight rights are.
Well we'll see what the reports just.
We'll -- -- the people in the fifties districts it's.
And -- big glossy -- or whatever his beautiful wife has shown that men are -- -- -- -- to proper doubt thank you sir appreciate your time tonight.
Good to talk to you and I thank -- for -- reporters there probably thank.
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