Gov. Walker: We will prevail in June 5th recall
Wisconsin governor on recall effort, state politics
- Duration 6:30
- Date Apr 19, 2012
Wisconsin governor on recall effort, state politics
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To the wall in Wisconsin has the recall fight against Republican governor Scott Walker kicks off his reforms are kicking in the and now -- property tax bills are ticking down.
That's the first time in twelve years that's happened and the governor says what he's doing is working.
-- Milwaukee journal sentinel just this week wrote an editorial comment on their blog that talked about how these.
These did you increase in property taxes that we've experienced that we haven't had in years is it directly because of our reforms and we'll continue to be stark contrast to both of my.
Made opponents who say they're gonna lift the -- some property taxes should they be elected governor.
Now I know you've heard this before but and the repeat -- the teachers say.
That because a view that gonna have to pay more towards their pensions that you are going to reopen existing contracts and renegotiate them.
Teaches -- got to get less and that you -- taking it out on them.
And your response again.
Not at all.
In fact I've got to son's a junior to senior who go to public school right here in the state -- -- spirits and there's school because of our reforms actually able to hire more teachers -- like a lot of schools across the state they use savings out there to hire more teachers to lower classroom sizes.
In many cases -- -- school districts are actually able to set money aside to pay based on performance.
To reward excellence in education.
And so yeah public employees like myself and others are paying a little bit more for pensions and a little bit more for health insurance premiums.
But still far less than -- middle class taxpayers -- -- state.
The very people I'm standing up to protect.
Okay Mitch Daniels a Republican governor Indiana yesterday -- -- -- Mitt Romney.
John Kasich Republican governor of Ohio today endorsed Mitt Romney -- cut Republican governor Wisconsin Mitt Romney went.
I think Greg Robb is a great guy I think he's a great turnaround agent when he did for.
Companies for our country in the Olympics and what he could do as president -- outstanding but between now and June 5.
I'm so totally focused on making sure we win here in the state it was cats and then we'll talk after that about the presidential sweepstakes but for now.
I owe it to the people Wisconsin majority of people voted in the first time to stay completely focused and devoted to what we're doing here in our state.
Now that's the June -- Recall election.
They have -- Europe pound as the Democrats have not yet decided on one single candidate to run against -- I believe they have a primary in the month of may.
But that is -- -- -- primary is -- government Republicans could actually vote in it.
Is there an opportunity -- a little mischief on the part of the Republicans have.
Well there's some have talked about it made this their primary but you know Kathleen Falk for time -- -- -- -- -- Democrats both of them are are really.
Almost running over each other to see who can -- most of the radical left to the big government union bosses and our state.
-- both in this last week talked about repealing the -- of property taxes those caps he stirred up by talking about that.
You need for the first time more than a decade have brought us troop property tax relief and actual reduction of property taxes they're pandering to see you could be the biggest.
Defender of the big every -- devices we took the power away from those handful.
And instead put it in the hands of -- hard working taxpayers of our state.
-- either case our opponents aren't going to be the first on the ballot.
It's gonna be the out of state money from those big every union bosses and that's why we're open people help us out -- Scott Walker dot org to counter that message at the grassroots level.
Do you have a lot of money pouring in from out of state I know that the Democrats have a lot of union money coming in from out of state you have a lot of out of state money to I think.
Well as the people from all across my stay in Augusta country and help does that affect our last report.
Show that more than 76% of our donations came from people give -- fifty bucks or less.
That's people who go to our website is Scott Walker dot org and click off and give us 253040.
-- it's on that that really makes a difference because that makes up for the literally.
Tens of millions of dollars it's coming in from out of state for the big every unions.
They -- it last year tried to take out our Supreme Court justice they spend it -- to.
To change the vote last Sprague and they -- -- last summer trying to take got six of a Republican state senators.
Who also face recall elections we we ultimately prevailed in each of those races I believe will prevail again now on June 5 I'm gonna need a lot of grassroots support.
I hear that when you go out of state like Oklahoma use are rocks off I hate you will hopefully mall just the other day that right.
-- I've got to high -- sons who would laugh at -- they gonna rock stars -- when I go to summer fest the world's largest music festival hit from Wisconsin.
They think I go revealed so obese and so rusher did exactly the Phillies are given a -- popular passionate -- you've -- -- -- so evidence and I'm wondering are you death law.
On the short list or any list for vice president.
I got a big list of things that need to be done here to continue to get our state were good again -- to give anybody -- it was -- And a short list it's my friend Paul Ryan would make an exceptional vice president that this is a candidate but more so.
In office he's brilliant he's he's -- he's one of would you reject those people I know what would you just -- -- you to be tough to reject it would widget.
-- advised Mitt Romney would pick someone great from Wisconsin polarize the best pick out there.
-- -- -- that if drafted I will not rock but if not nominated I will not accept if elected I will not so will you make a shot and asked.
If god my is that there's a focused on I was -- -- I -- our our bottom line is after June 5.
I think people we're gonna help us win this election want me to get through this get the job done.
Believe national politics of the people like -- -- -- just let me go back to rush Paul Ryan for second.
You supportive of vice president you support his -- as a -- Italy's budget what.
Why these -- I think -- reason why why we've got.
Such great response Natalie from conservative -- but I was just in effect -- this morning from factory workers from farmers and small business -- -- around my status because they understand.
That we've done in our state continue to do what people complained about for years and that is.
Politicians routinely get office and failed to have the courage to take on the tough issues we all know need to be taken on.
Paul Ryan's doing in Washington we've done it here Wisconsin I believe voters of both our state -- at the national level.
Are looking for people courage to stand up and worry about the next generation.
More than we were about the next election and that's why support Paul Revere a great person put on the ticket it's why I'm hoping.
Voters will continue to support be here in the great -- Wisconsin governor Scott Walker thanks for joining us appreciate it.
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