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There he is out campaigning and that there he says our former senator Judd Gregg.
New Hampshire Republican also former governor the granite state senator good morning to -- today.
Thanks for me on.
One of the biggest.
Controversy is going on right now is this discussion about Bain Capital and also this quote from the man that you support Mitt Romney.
Where he said that he liked firing people and he was talking about health insurance companies if they don't give you the service that you like.
But all of the fire is coming from his own party from his own opponents Newt Gingrich's talking about that stuff out there Rick Perry what you make of all that.
I find it very strange that Republicans would be attacking other Republicans because they create jobs and have participated in the market economy I mean that's what makes our country great is our market economy and and yes there's some failures but they're also been a lot of successors.
Successes in the Mitt Romney story and he's added tens of thousands of jobs.
To the American economy and people have jobs today because of what he did that investing in taking risks and that's what American.
That's what America processes that take great America's prosperity and in for Republicans to basically take on this.
Basically Obama philosophy the community organizer maybe should have a job for life which is what they have in Europe.
And abandon what is a free market and capitalism and the capacity of individuals -- go out take risks is I think very strange and unusual.
-- you know there's a lot out there this morning about this huge contribution that Newt Gingrich got he of course that was very unsettled by the money that came at him.
From that -- super -- at Iowa now he's gonna go right back -- had Newt Gingrich may come and not first tonight it doesn't look like but who knows how the -- -- going to be but in South Carolina he's got a 28 minute long documentary.
That is very unflattering to Mitt Romney what do you think about this old super pac and the money and the -- being -- -- directions because event.
Well I don't think it's healthy for the system I don't think super pacs are healthy because you really don't know who's behind them and the candidate although.
He tacitly -- know what they're doing you can't actually control what they're doing.
And then you've got these independent super pacs like moveon.org.
Which basically are extraordinarily activists and then you got the labor union super pacs so I just.
-- I think it's healthy I think what we should do here is go back to a system where.
You can contribute as much do you want to any candidate you have to immediately disclose within twelve hours four hours but the contribution -- I area that maybe it is session for the future but what about one -- don't wanna get your thoughts on this documentary.
That's coming after this super pac because it shows Mitt Romney looking like you know -- rich guy get on corporate jet having issues -- I mean this is some very potentially damaging stuff especially when you consider the fact.
That if he goes up against President Obama in the general election it's gonna feed right into the argument of class warfare that we've been hearing.
-- you're right I think it's unfortunate that one Republican would take that view of another Republican because basically what -- did was create jobs in the private sector but you know it's gonna comment.
Romney if Romney's the nominee is gonna come -- from the president anyway so maybe it's good did all the way.
And have haven't have a discussion evidence and talk about what mark how markets work and how you create jobs in this country is vs say Europe.
And so maybe it will end up being healthy because it'll clear the air of the issue.
I don't give that -- me a chance to basically make his case which is pretty strong that he was out there taking risks in the private sector.
And actually creating jobs in the private sector where a lot of other people -- not.
Maybe you know it's interesting one of the things that Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman went -- went at each other more over the weekend in the debate.
-- this whole issue of Jon Huntsman taking a job working for President Obama as the ambassador to China.
You were in a very similar position at one point in your career you're -- to come hot and it cabinet secretary in commerce.
And you -- initially you know agreed to and then -- you know what I can't in good conscience do that.
Why did you decide that and what do you think of John -- his decision to do the opposite thing to take the job.
Well I I decided that.
The primary job of a member of the cabinet is to be a 100% the president 100% of the time it's pretty obvious to me that my fiscal views which are quite conservative we're not gonna -- -- the policies that he's putting forward that became very clear -- the stimulus Biden and since that speech.
Become even more apparent so -- the right decision not I would not have been here.
For me to be in his cabinet because I would have had trouble supporting these fiscal policies.
And the job of the cabinet members to support the president has the Huntsman taking a -- to Jon Huntsman taking a job as ambassador I think he's probably an excellent ambassador -- a good choice.
And I think that the -- -- -- spoke Mandarin and went to China and represented us is is a very respectable thing to have done.
All right senator I know it's good to you thank you very much for me thank you that my pleasure.
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