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From a Republican National Convention in Tampa -- Brian Anderson Fox News Latino today we are joined with US congressman Francisco -- Canseco.
And it's 43 district in Texas to talk about really just being here and many other issues you know welcome thank you for being here today thank you Brian thank you for happened here like here.
Look at what a beautiful -- -- or some of this -- -- -- taxes.
You know they -- was really beautiful I don't know they really did and we expected this obviously but I'll luckily we have a covering you know we would go right into with the Republican national conventions Kennedy truly exciting this year.
-- specially for Hispanic voters considering the large Latino representation.
I think so and I think that as the Hispanic.
Population grows in America.
All of us as Hispanics.
Recognized that were first and foremost Americans.
That we have embraced this American culture as -- around.
And made this our American dream as part of the great melting pot or -- things do America.
And I think what's important today is that Mitt Romney.
And his team with Paul Ryan are addressing the very issues that concern Americans it's the most that is jobs.
An economy that is direction -- and faltering.
We have -- continued 42.
Straight months with -- unemployment rate at.
Higher than 8%.
We have so many people that are unemployed and among the Hispanic community we have almost 11%.
Unemployment which is higher than national average.
And we have every American family for the last three years that has lost more than 4600.
Dollars per household -- income.
That means that our incomes are low that means that our economy is offering that means that jobs are missing something has to be wrong here.
When the president himself cannot address.
The very failures of his administration.
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have a strong direction.
For our country.
That affects us as Latinos us as Americans of Latino heritage.
In this great country so that we can grow our -- so that we can grow.
Our community so that we can go out there and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit that is so important.
To all of us as Americans.
-- it seems every time that the media and every time representatives or anybody really talks about Latino in politics these six ethically about immigration solely many times seemed like the coverage is dominated by that.
You -- and now with the economy.
Does it bother you that immigration -- sort of stereotyped into the -- conversation every time we talk about politics.
Let me let me be very frank with the listeners.
I have a district and I represented a district that is.
Almost 70% Latino.
The biggest issues are jobs the economy health care education.
We are talking about Americans we're talking about citizens we're talking about people that this is their home.
And something is wrong with their home from on high India in the White House and the administration.
And that means to change those are the most important issues to -- -- -- I'm not trying to diminish the other issues.
But let's look and focus at what is most near and dear to all of us.
Do you acknowledge that there it is a perhaps in a problem with the immigration rhetoric from the GOP critics say that.
What really the problem is that the GOP may not may not be their ideas and maybe in which the way they speak to the Hispanic community about the immigration issue do you think that's the real problem.
Let's remember one thing the Hispanic community Latino community is not one big large model.
It -- even in my district in Paris.
Again I express.
From my experiences -- come first generation American my mother and father came from Mexico.
And my Brothers and sisters -- and I were all born in Texas the most important thing is our future as a nation.
Work jobs the economy opportunities.
The ability to raise our children and our families with opportunities that we had.
And speaking about the economy what specifically do you think about Romney's plan is who can really help Latinos who are or -- situation comes in a point where you touched on it.
It's hovering around ten point 3% now.
It's been -- -- upwards of 13% 14%.
What specifically about the plan we -- -- great ideas about the American dream an opportunity.
But what what can we really latch on -- on the.
Plan Brian the Romney plan.
Goes to the heart of what is wrong in our economy.
And that is -- growth of government.
And a terrible debt that's approaching six trillion dollars that has grown that much since President Obama got into office.
All those spell a very weak -- -- a very weak GDP and GDP growth and it also spells out.
Jobs that are -- you can't find them because businesses are not investing businesses are in trouble businesses shutting down.
And I'll tell you one thing.
You cannot get a job and let you go out to the private sector and go to a business to hard.
Obamacare and the Hispanics -- think there's enough education out there are -- about one obamacare really is or what -- how it really affects people as they're.
That misinformation about the whole Medicare Medicaid situation do you think Hispanics in general are educated enough you know aren't getting enough for the -- -- -- voters in general getting enough.
Out there are -- actually and -- both sides of the issue because all I seem to -- is obamacare this obamacare that.
You know what's at the heart of what's wrong with it.
-- -- -- At the heart what's wrong with it very simple it's called the affordable health care act it's neither affordable or health care.
And it's being -- to death saying to people well it's giving you free health -- it's not.
It's diminishing quantity and quality of health care and the accessibility of health care.
It's already sending away a lot of our good doctors in primary health care physicians away it has taken.
Obamacare has taken more than one point seven trillion dollars away from Medicare very important.
Thing for when he and I -- -- -- which how are they going to be able to do without -- important Medicare Medicare.
Our plan is to strengthen Medicare our plan is to make sure that these programs are there for future generations.
Last question here your message to -- well.
When you -- about obamacare now we kind of transformer cells back to the immigration issue really quickly.
We talking about undocumented immigrants United States who are now benefiting from Obama's temporary plan.
What's your message -- then who may -- the GOP as as and in a negative light because they're trying to squash us.
Let me let me tell you something I think that.
This is a wonderful and welcoming nation.
But it is a nation built around and -- success.
Has built been built around the rule of law.
Never in the history of the world has there been such a welcoming nation -- this country.
Never in the history of the world are people aren't coming up and to get out.
What about those irritability when where -- we say and I think I think that there will be a time when we can address that and I think that.
As our economy grows and as there's need for more people to come in here and participate in this kind.
I think it's very us.
-- we have a system right now that is crying out for reform.
That type of reform will come and it -- -- -- and rest of that will come.
This time we need to take care of the most salient issues which are the economy jobs health care and of course -- -- much -- being here with us and so.
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