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And welcome to FOX News Sunday panel plus with Bill Kristol -- felony Fred Barnes and Juan Williams.
Now the president said something on.
I guess Friday.
The kind of tickled us.
And part is about -- here but let's take a look at it and talk about it -- Just -- -- your son or your friends or neighbors or you know uncle -- A little stubborn -- been watching Fox News and -- raise taxes looked a big player we've lowered taxes.
Well I've interest him because certainly his campaign is going to be based in part upon on the -- the campaign about Republican side.
It that that the president is a big tax raiser and there you hear him say it you gotta be crazy uncle that -- Fox Business on the way you'd ever think he's a tax rates.
What about -- Actual -- here bill.
I consulted my uncle Jim.
He's not he's not on board president Obama's claim there there's a pretty big tax hikes in fares because in the especially in the obamacare legislation for.
Middle upper middle class found ways I believe.
-- he's accepted a payroll tax cut which I assume is the real core of what he's claiming when he says he's cut.
That was only proposed it is -- posted at a compromise for the Republican congressman extended for a second here.
-- the best -- -- very well creating jobs but I suppose I don't honestly know I've done the math seem -- Gaza.
Sort of technical matter whether he can legitimately claim that net net in middle class families taxes are slightly lower than where would -- took off.
Slug Jeff -- raises a question whether he could -- -- will be sure trying to transition and I think he's done a decent job of that at least at this week.
You know holding an event to saying that he.
It was drawing -- line it's -- -- the middle.
Class families and come -- to 250000.
Dollars and that immediately created this.
Debate in the campaign at the Romney campaign didn't necessarily respond to as quickly -- struck by.
-- the fact that we're seeing the president of the United States out there campaigning more of course his job is on the line.
We're still not seeing a lot of Mitt Romney campaign.
Some days he's not holding public events at all on of course is a lot of -- stuff going on but.
He on the tax issue specifically Mitt Romney did not was not on camera that day.
Talking at all about this idea so but back to the substance of it the Obama campaign the president is trying to fire is -- -- by mentioning Fox News -- -- that's not anything surprising you probably -- -- a lot more but.
His -- needs to be fired up because some people are happy.
Look on the tax thing I think Obama is right for now but as bill mentioned.
Win his health care plan goes into effect if it does.
-- it will for at least short period anyway no matter what Republicans do.
They're huge tax.
Increases in their own medical devices on individuals on investors.
And something like 21 tax increases then you have the bush tax cuts that he wants to go back into effect at least on.
-- a lot of small businesses and and people making over 200000 so while he's technically I got the moment.
I think the Romney campaign will and should be talking about the tax increases that.
It will automatically go into effect given what Obama's done so far.
Well most of the stimulus -- tax -- I think people forget that's -- -- -- can't even say this for north and political -- -- -- -- toxin nobody wants to deal with it.
But that's the fact if you look back what.
The stimulus was made up of -- most of it was tax cuts and with the president says -- -- 28.
Yeah I think that be something more than they don't listen to what they want more than ten that's what I've looked at more than half.
But it's let's talk argues that this is toxic because it was unsuccessful knows I toxic because people believe it was unsuccessful I think if you look at the fact that we had in fact added jobs if you look at that rated GDP you get this -- something changed the trajectory.
After that terrible recession.
Experience -- -- Fact of the matter is that the economy emerge from recession and just -- in -- and a third quarter of 09.
Before the stimulus spending in the tax cuts took effect -- to cope -- began to grow again.
Continue to grow with the stimulus.
And especially as though this is as a part of rookie campaign.
The Romney campaign thinks it can be a referendum on the last few nephews I think the truth is last year nephews are very mixed bag -- -- -- critic of president Obama's economic policies.
But also the Romney campaign is gonna make about the next four years here's were -- Obama will take the country which I think Mitt Romney can credibly say I would certainly believe it is not in the good direction economically.
And here's why we'll take the country so I do think -- can expect what for the various people of all price at the course over the course of today this morning which is.
For more and more forward looking campaign I think is important for Mitt Romney.
We'll see -- presumably he's gonna get the one that it at least starting at his speech at the republic question included -- is he hanging back too much yes.
He's got he's got you know this whole thing about not campaigning not.
Resentment that point very well -- -- -- studies linking seeking visas -- electing him trainer with a little bit too much but his advisors also know that he but it wonder.
If he if too much of that Romney is not exactly a good thing when -- out there campaigning a lot.
He's getting his his stepson himself a fair bit so and one can only got a got a good game -- -- under wraps yeah.
I don't think it at all not a -- Obama when he does these when he does these photo ops you know and and small small town settings it's not necessarily his thing so.
Why not -- bigger speeches you know what.
10 month that's yeah that's the bill last word.
I think you should get bailout I do think the -- importantly do you -- -- challengers who want people coming out party George W.
Very policy heavy campaign thought that the voters understand -- follow every two to a party they are reassured that.
Hey you know what if I vote against think part of it's an office my vote for change this guy has plant he planned for several plans in different areas to take the country -- someone asked me the other day.
What's the Romney plan on XY or Z I think he has a lot of details to go it was website look at -- he said but those two months four months six months ago but I would be laying out the planet some of these areas where the house.
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