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Allen west says -- Obama is unleashing his campaign cronies against our military and others have very rough words so what is he talking about.
For the Obama campaign's challenge to a new voting law in the battleground state of Ohio.
The -- military members to vote early right up until Election Day but the cut off for the rest of the Ohio voting public is three days earlier.
The Obama campaign has filed suit to block the law they say it all -- should have the same extended voting period but Republicans say the lawsuit unfairly targets and military.
-- -- west posting on FaceBook how dare this president compared the service sacrifice and commitment of those.
Who guard our liberty is not a special and seek to compare them to everyone else.
Barack Obama is undeserving of the title commander in chief congressman west joins us.
Well president -- are extremely.
Tough rough words for the president.
Tell me why you don't want to extend that those last three voting days to anyone eligible on the state of Ohio.
Well good evening to you Greta I don't think that there are tough words I think fifth the permanent title of the present -- United States is commander in chief.
And -- the commander in chief does not understand the difference in the services and sacrifices that our men and women make I don't think you have many civilians in the state of Ohio -- could possibly be -- A thousand or 9000 feet altitude of probably last night.
In Afghanistan be involved in -- -- some type of night patrol.
I don't think you have many civilians that are stationed in the Horn of Africa or -- of some type of special operations mission.
So we have a president and we have his campaign cronies -- -- the specialness of the service that these guardians of our liberty and truly America's honor.
Are making up their force -- I don't think they understand what it means to serve in this united states military.
And for them to try to make it make -- parable.
Feet for them to be the same as everyone else.
The best not what should have before military and also you have to recognize -- in 2008.
-- many voting irregularities.
From men and women in uniform there are many stations -- out.
Those ballots late in our military minute -- we're not able to return on the back in time and last year -- -- subcommittee on military personnel for the armed serves committee.
Had a hearing about that so there's a big concern -- about what we're doing to our military.
I love the fact that we somehow can't count votes to do it fairly and that's another issue I take it -- would you would agree to me that every eligible citizen should have.
A vote mean the whole point here is not to deny that's not immediately thought okay that's that's not -- -- And an -- the last demand is so if someone can't vote until the last three days.
Everybody in the military I creation real about those three is don't -- -- -- but I don't see why we want to exclude some most of -- is an elderly person who's been sick.
And -- needs to -- the -- the day before for whatever reason they know that there's some reason do we really mean do you really want to exclude.
Other people from voting in that same period and I understand.
Thought excluding I'm not a -- -- and I think one of the things that we have you have absentee voting.
You also have this early voting so what we're talking about is those three days that.
The military is being allowed out my father very interest in that the Obama administration and also the campaign.
-- waiting till now to bring this lawsuit this is not something.
-- just recently happened in state of Ohio which leads me to believe there's more the sense of desperation in the Obama campaign could.
He spent a lot of people -- leave it to believe.
-- and -- explanation I know that this that the governor signed something in May which -- -- -- have a trigger point downpour but me.
I'm not I know that they had the election isn't until November there's a hearing on August 15 so this would there is time.
What I can't understand I was trying to figure out why in the world Evan would run expanded to include the military of course but to also include on the other people in Ohio for whatever reasons won a vote next 72 day period.
I wondered if by chance it was because it was so expensive and there's a cost Ohio.
Some Republicans say that's reason that this -- it cost.
But we call the county and we -- the Ohio secretary of state and nobody can identify the cost for a so it's a good that's not -- I can't figure out why it.
Everybody who is an eligible voter can vote during that time period why would we why would not want include them.
Well I'm not -- -- state of Ohio but this is my beef with what is going on.
Don't say that we need to have ever want just the same -- -- military because what you're the military to do is above and beyond whatever one else's -- so.
They -- so much that it premise.
And disease does that yeah that's what I wanted to show to misuse of the premise I.
I I don't want -- -- I know -- sacked -- and -- no you know and even deep for the night to you've actually made the sacrifice.
But I've had a chance to visit bases which isn't the same was actually making a -- -- Duncan Iraq.
But I've been to -- and Afghanistan I've seen I've been you know I've I've seen make credible sacrificed.
I do everything -- -- so that they can have provoked an arsenal that I don't mean that I'm just saying that there are other people to.
It if we can why not give them the chance to vote as well.
If we're saying Greta that people here in the United States -- America.
Cannot take advantage of early voting cannot take advantage of absentee ballots.
Then we're talking about I think it's more of an apathy than anything else and just get extended these three days is not -- to correct there.
So once again I stand with the people from the association united states army association now states navy.
The national association for uniformed services the Marine Corps league.
-- see this is a slap in the face and I will tell you that this is a continuing.
Because we have a president that early in his administration talked about -- wounded warriors.
They should go on -- private health insurance so this is a theme that has occurred where it seems our military gets a backhanded slap.
And -- also let's talk about sequestration.
What -- president is more concerned about reelection and this balloting and things of that nature of the word about the fact.
He's about to put 200000 men and women in uniform out of business he's about to me.
I -- Encino -- -- my record -- the smallest since nine times.
I'm so if you on that I don't understand why anyone was not here in Washington worried about that -- I'm totally behind you -- that what Canadiens are -- Simmons on vacation or campy.
Be here and take care of that -- outside then one.
I spoke at a rally today -- Pratt Whitney.
To talk about being almost a million jobs that will be lost.
Not just without -- but also also military but also with.
The industrial love base that supports of and a possible one tick up -- percentage point or on unemployment.
So I'm ready to go back to Washington DC as a matter of fact the house and I -- -- -- in the stave -- sequestration.
And I believe -- -- went beyond that what I'm just not with you -- in any way doing anything to inhibit other people in Iowa.
For our I'm not Iowa in Ohio from voting if it if there's no reason but I'm totally -- on the -- but I think me and I -- -- -- -- And you do that.
Greta we do that we do that would early -- would do that what absentee balloting.
So I think that this is an issue of people being able to take advantage of those opportunities you have to go out -- vote.
Where the primary season value of the state of Florida people are doing their early voting.
We've gotten out and call people about absentee ballots.
But we've also got to make sure that we protect the military to give them every possibility.
To participate in the process that they're guaranteeing.
All of us to be able to take advantage of and I think that when you try to make a comparative analysis -- a slippery slope what next what next Greta.
-- -- well I'm glad dead you travel -- -- -- on that 1 but I am I have no -- running -- -- I have no doubt you'd be handling the sequestration if anybody else would come back we want on the back.
I -- I don't but I so know you would because we thank you sir.