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First of all we wanna talk about this new ad.
What is this ad trying to convey who who's it trying to reach.
I think it's trying to reach out.
Americans of Hispanic ancestry.
Those that are comfortable in the Spanish language and I think what's important is that it highlights.
How we are not on the right track even though the president insists.
That were on the right track.
What -- -- that is the fact that we have an unemployment rate that is still above 8%.
For forty straight months.
And we have among Hispanics.
In America we have and unemployment up 11%.
Three -- -- and young Hispanics between the ages sixteen and nineteen are unemployed.
And under President Obama more and more Hispanics.
Had fallen into poverty and almost one out of every three Americans.
Live in poverty.
Are living in poverty are respect.
And and what we need to do is we need to get this country back.
On doing the business.
The private sector.
-- the engines of our economy -- the engine to create jobs.
And what this administration that's focused on -- Jobs come from government and that's not true.
If it -- -- a socialistic society but not in American not a United States of America.
And you raised a question why is this.
It's very important election year the most election the most important election in.
In my memory and I've been alive for almost 63 years and the reason -- Our record be governed believe more government.
More control of the private sector by government.
Are less liberty less freedom or are we going to go back to the idea that it is -- private sector.
That creates jobs that create the economy and moves and -- Now -- -- a quick question for you mentioned like the socialism working a socialist world you know -- one of the of the criticism of the criticisms.
Com related to the president is that he he's a socialist you know you're not saying that are -- or you just say into the policies.
Our us they just don't work for us and a capitalist society.
They don't work in America who don't work in what we are as Americans that Americans want incidents -- people.
They're the ones that elect the represented its -- servants of the people.
It's not the other -- -- Ralph.
Look you know in other countries and every other country in the world you have the government -- -- -- and you have the people whose subject.
This is a unique place in the world where we.
The people are the ones that elected are represented instead elect our -- we ought to sovereign people.
And because of that we're the -- -- manage our economy were the ones -- know better.
About managing our households.
Managing our health care.
Managing our business -- Creating jobs -- -- capital so that we can -- that capital so that we can go up there and create new jobs.
And and that's what I'm addressing.
Right now now what what's the disconnect with with.
You know let's be honest to -- -- from Fox News -- put out of whole couple months ago.
That said 70% of Latinos are gonna vote for President Obama and that bomb at a time governor Romney.
In an and then and the other candidates that were running on the Republican ticket at that time.
We're only getting 14%.
You know you look at some of the recent poll -- Wall Street Journal NBC and it's still limit in the sixties the mid to high sixties.
Why are so many lifting those.
I'm gonna give their vote to President Obama and what can.
You and other Republicans do to get them -- change their mind and vote for president are for for.
You know governor Romney.
Well I don't know how why that is and I'm not familiar with that hole but I can tell you that.
Among Latinos among Hispanics.
Of Hispanic ancestry the most important thing means that family.
Did you -- security.
Education is big health care is big.
Those huge issues involved the issues in every American family.
And in Latinos.
And that is they're concerned you know when the when they paid the high cost of education.
When -- base the high cost of health care.
When they they base the high cost of going out there and creating their business and -- and -- and keeping their jobs.
Those the things that are most important.
To all families are including a -- families.
So those are the issues that are going to -- lives.
This election cycle.
Now now on one Williams who whose open doors and stuff here -- Fox News Latino has been interviewing.
A lot of prominent politicians including Senator John McCain senator rubio.
And just the other day former attorney general Alberto Gonzales.
Now all -- are basically saying the same thing as you that it's it's about the economy.
The economy is what's most important here and and if if Latinos really look at it.
You know they -- they're gonna wanna vote Republican.
But immigration has become something that's really you know.
If he feels like it's -- the dividing point that's the one thing holding a lot of Latinos from given their support to the GOP.
Com what do you think MM it would it's been largely avoid -- is governor Romney going to.
Address immigration anytime soon.
Well I can't speak for governor Robert -- -- governor Romney has on its web -- He would start immigration policy and I invite all listeners to look at his immigration.
Or his sports on immigration.
But I will say this -- And broad issues are.
Little rabbit trails that are being put out there by the opposition.
And the effect -- British.
-- -- the rhetoric in order to.
Create an insult.
Among Hispanic populations and try to divide -- Hispanic population.
But the most important thing and let.
We've got to look at it from a -- a different point if you look if you ask any American and Hispanic ancestry.
What is most important -- That the issue has not come -- before.
The issue is jobs the economy -- care education.
The cost of gasoline and -- no certain things and occupying everybody's mind and not to the issue of immigration.
And I think that it's not important just right.
And now when you when you see in the media.
Some of the controversy in regards to like SP 1070.
And -- you know this is essentially were discussing exactly -- -- what you're saying it's.
It's something that you know people using to try to divide.
Latinos and and rabbit trails off.
SP 1070 which EU support by the -- -- or at least you support Arizona's right to to make a law.
Regarding that you think that's all just a distraction.
Yes it is and I think that what we're down what it does that -- the of the arteries it and rip it -- the.
The all out of insult.
And moves it away from the main issues and again.
Leo main issue is employment the main issue is the economy -- -- is education health care.
-- high cost of our gasoline energy in our country.
And the overall direction of our country and where whether -- border -- Of the same American dreams that you know -- had.
What we were first born are we going to be able to Arafat on torture -- and let's remember something very very important.
Whether -- Hispanic or German ancestry or Asian ancestry where Americans.
That's first second third and fourth on our list where American.
And -- and a -- some -- -- tried to have to divide our population.
Now do you think -- -- governor Romney at any points gonna have to address race.
And I understand you know you you whatever -- -- think America first but.
You know -- and Alberto Gonzales was saying that you know at some point maybe governor Romney's gonna have to address.
This little race issue and you know.
Try to relate to -- Latinos African Americans.
In this country and -- and and let them understand that you know he's here for everybody do you think he's gonna do that soon do you think he needs to do that.
I think that there could be no better message for governor Romney to contrary to all Americans.
Whatever fortune that it may be banned his ability to address jobs and the economy.
And those are the most in port most -- issues.
-- now on everybody's mind.
So essentially saying stay the course is that the correct.
Right -- -- -- congress -- really appreciate you given us is there anything else wanted to talk about today in regards to well what's going on Texas with governor Romney.
Well I'm I'm glad that the governor is coming detects this problem I know but he's enough Fort Worth today.
I'm not in Texas today I'm come up here for -- in Washington.
So -- I'm doing other things and I will miss seeing the governor but I'm glad that -- in Texas and I'm Lebanese making the rounds in the great day.
Congressman thank you for your time.
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