GOP, Democrats battle over health care as economy struggles
Swiss America CEO Craig Smith weighs in
- Duration 3:45
- Date Jul 11, 2012
Swiss America CEO Craig Smith weighs in
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-- is back this time Democrats Hollywood the president behind closed doors of the White House today Republicans.
Really a short distance away up on the capitol where they just voted to repeal the president's health care law in the house it's the 33 such vote.
Nancy Pelosi calling it legislation to know where's our lawmakers.
On both sides is wasting time as the bad economics.
Keeps rolling and another key business barometer today was down today was America chairman Craig Smith says blocks.
Needs to get its priorities.
Straight but they never do Greg what what's what's -- -- this world doing in the phase involves.
Well -- it's embarrassing to be quite honest with you and to quote Cory Booker is becoming nauseating -- -- I think about it.
You know that speaker Boehner knows this is going -- where -- mr.
Obama is behind closed doors trying to figure out how to get campaign votes we have a -- dealing with a point 2% unemployment.
As you said wholesale orders are dramatically off.
We have an anemic 2% GDP.
This is insane and I think the average person is getting upset with and I talked to a couple business people envoy to the studio and -- I'll tell you businessmen are getting more angry by the day the chamber of commerce 15100 businesses were were polled 70%.
Say obamacare -- the idea affordable health care act.
This keeping them from hiring.
So we'll -- like this in the house.
Because it it could be no more than good movie jittery a bit about it's not gonna go anywhere in the senate.
Even if there were on it were to pass the president would veto it not enough votes to override that so what are they thinking that they're that they're wasting their time.
Yeah I think they are Neil and I and I think most most common sense people think that they're wasting their time look at politics that we've got to make sure that the Democrats have put on their heels for the election that Democrats have but the Republicans on their heels.
-- just talked to a person here in the studio you know it's like a food fight you didn't know you did not -- And it's crazy I remember back in 1981 -- when I started my business President Reagan took office -- -- me believe in me and made me believe in this country.
With fifty dollars I built a business and and I'm proud to say this that does a hundred million dollars a year.
Now all of a sudden I feel like I've done something wrong because this president's telling me that I got there the easy way that was given to me is he choking me.
I worked eighteen hours a day seven days a week for ten years to build this business and now -- being vilified.
And then I watch what's going on the Republicans with Republicans in congress and that the president behind closed doors.
It's time to stop their nonsense and realize we have a great nation here that needs their leadership and -- them to put their nonsense on the back burner.
Do you think then that Republicans then have to make.
Some sort of a deal.
Either on taxes or something before the election just showed that there are not as it being -- now the party you know what do they -- Now I know I agree that's a great point -- I think they need -- -- -- say here's -- we're gonna do we're gonna stick to it there's no compromises what we're gonna do.
I also think they need to say look.
We're we're not going to be able to appeal repeal obamacare unless we get majorities in the senate and the congress and you return the White House to Republicans we cannot repeal the polls are -- 60% of the American people don't want it.
But they're so scared that -- it cost them the election.
It's time to forget about elections and start focusing on the nation -- Look at what you guys report on Fox Business.
Look at what's happening business is literally frozen -- I see it all the time Stuart Varney interviews people.
It's ridiculous it's trying to break out of their wallets and out of -- -- what is.
That what does Ronald Reagan do -- he gave us confidence he made us believe we can do it that's what we knew coming out of the White House and I could care less what the congress -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --