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We told you earlier in the program about president Obama's apparent challenge the Supreme Court as justices decide the fate of his health care largest.
Heard white house Press Secretary Jay Carney a bit.
Now senior political analyst Brit Hume has some thoughts.
Brit well first of all reaction to them -- Well I think you have a sense here of which way the president presumably the Democrats up for reelection this year gonna go on this issue budget taxes and spending.
And and it's clear they're gonna attack.
The Ryan plan and therefore any plan like it -- Mitt Romney endorses and he's come pretty close to endorsing it.
As being a radical assault on the benefits affecting poor people.
And social darwinism of the -- you heard the president use.
And they're going to try to make that work.
The question is really whether the probe whether that will work for president.
And the democratic leadership in congress.
Which proposes basically to do nothing.
About this issue of debt and spending.
And whether indeed the political climate has changed is -- 2010 elections suggested it may well have on these issues.
And whether this old game that we've seen the Democrats come to time and time again of attacking vigorously every effort to -- entitlement spending the dollar back.
For budgetary reasons and for fiscal reasons as an unfair and and and -- the poor and all that goes with it.
Tend to selections gonna tell us.
I've tried a couple times -- David Axelrod a Chicago and and -- And about the vote in the senate they need 51 votes to pass and -- sixty -- that he's one right 51.
When the Republicans passed a budget through their chamber.
So that they control and the senate Democrats don't is that a glaring.
Disparity when the president is talking about working together to get -- Jay Carney -- -- the way this has to work isn't you know both parties have to work together and -- Well the way that would normally work in the budget process is the house passes a budget.
The senate passes its version of -- budget.
And then they sit down and conference and then has showed the details and it takes a long time and it isn't any fun and it's.
It's tedious I remember covering them what does how the -- -- town works and if one side isn't gonna.
Follow the budget act which is after all the law of the land and actually enact a budget the whole process collapses into the president.
Who you know with the Jay Carney could singing -- a serious budget out there maybe does maybe doesn't.
But if he doesn't even say publicly that the senate ought to get off -- -- and do something that I don't think that helps his standing on this issue.
Okay more on the Supreme Court issue -- the panel Brit thank you.
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