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Well the White House clashing with Republicans once again over whether -- ray is the US is borrowing limit.
With more than fifteen trillion dollars in debt right now and that debt clock keeps ticking away.
Republicans are saying that spending cuts need to be attached.
To any effort to raise the debt ceiling here's John Boehner -- Pool global fight I am not threatening default -- where -- president's plan.
To tackle our our looming.
Debt crisis it's time for us to deal with a big issues that are affecting our country and our society.
We've spent enough time -- -- small ball.
But the White House says -- Republicans are simply playing politics with America's future.
We're not going to recreate the debt ceiling debacle of last August.
It is simply not acceptable.
To hold the American and global economy hostage to one party's political ideology.
So -- about this five that budget clams.
Failed in the senate yesterday the Ryan plan among them.
One of them was based on president Obama's budget blueprint from a couple of years ago and senator Jeff Sessions is the ranking member on the senate side.
Who put that forth senator sessions welcome good to have you here today.
Thank you -- So you put forth president Obama's blueprint budget from a couple of years ago that was once again shot down zero to 99.
Why do that.
Well there was the budget he presented this year.
I thought it.
Failed to lay out a plan for the future Republican birdies four plants including.
Have much discussed and hard work on house.
Republican budget plan that they have passed.
I and I think it is demonstrated.
That that there's not a single member of the house or the senate.
Who have prepared to vote to sustain that presents financial plan for America because it won't work.
And it's this sad thing indeed when the president of United States after four years can't get a single vote -- his fiscal plan for the next decade.
While the White House says that there was no actual policy in that plan.
And Democrats are saying that there's no need to vote on the new budget because the spending levels were set.
Last summer what do you say -- that.
That that wasn't so last year when the president but it was brought up -- voted down 97 -- nothing in the United States senate.
No they don't have a plan these are all excuses the bill that was on the wall was exactly the kind of bill.
That would carry out president Obama's budget -- got not a single vote.
The Democrats voted against every.
Budget plan that would raise.
They didn't vote for a single one.
And it's really a stunning event but what they do on his time that the American people to send them all money.
They want to raise the debt limit without even -- budget.
There won't be able to send more money without even telling them where they're going to spend it I think that's irresponsible and and I know one of the American people -- not happy with the.
Wants to see what -- -- it doesn't seem too happy with the process is senator Olympia Snowe.
Who is retiring she was upset that the leaders.
Would only -- up or down vote that they did not allow time for unlimited debate offer amendments.
On these budgets it sounds like you know she feels that there's not an effort to sort of get both sides.
Talking to come -- with some kind of real budget that they can.
That they can.
Come close to agreeing on -- Well no votes words he moved to the budgets not the pass them on just that began debate.
And if all over fifty senators had voted to do that.
And there would have been at least fifty hours of guarantee debate -- unlimited amendments I'm not sure what senator Snowe was thinking there.
But the vote was to move -- -- -- One of these budgets and and the Democrats.
Voted against every single one.
I want I want to play sound bite from former President Bill Clinton.
And get your thoughts on next with -- -- that.
I think politicians are we talking more about my heart issues I think that I think this this budget issue ought to become.
Front and center.
In the presidential election in all the debates.
In very specific ways.
For that he's also backed that that Simpson Bowles plan is there any concerted effort on the hill to get Simpson -- back.
On the front burner.
The house is laid out a plan and has a lot of sense involve material -- it the house plan is very significant.
Jamie pollen and they -- offered plans that have some of those components to it but I think the president president Clinton is correct.
A budget is more than just got home on spending limitation it does -- flags.
The financial vision that a party -- -- president and for the future.
In its stunning that the president has no plan as he seeks to.
Sixty would be reelected.
About how he wants to spend the American people's money how much debt will be on incurred on the fact is he proposes to increase.
-- to contain any vote.
Senator sessions always good to talk to you sir thank you very much for coming onto that we'll see that -- -- -- and we help.
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