Gov. Christie: Key to 2012 is the power of our ideas
New Jersey governor his speech, Republican policies
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- Date Aug 29, 2012
New Jersey governor his speech, Republican policies
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Saturday and this is -- -- of the RNC Republican -- live from Tampa Florida they've just heard from senator.
Rob Portman and tonight promises to be another powerful night for Republicans.
As vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan and former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice -- are among.
The many speakers before we head back to the floor I am joined in our sky -- by.
Last night's keynote speaker and that is New Jersey governor Chris Christie governor our efforts on our -- that the decision.
Jeff unless I'm.
Had a great -- last -- -- religion very exciting.
And -- got to lay out.
For a party of for the -- -- -- that we need to reach out to let them win the slightly EE what Republican government looks like what we believe and what they believe.
And I think that's the key to win this the key to win this election is the power of our ideas and and and that's what we tried to that -- them anyway.
Anyways before you even gave the speech I suspect that you're going to be a little counter intuitive -- as maybe some people they see in the town halls in your very combative.
Maybe that's what the -- wanted you to do.
You have to be very negative against Barack Obama but -- decided to say wait a -- it's working in New Jersey it's working in South Carolina Louisiana Ohio and and Wisconsin got the governor's Republican governors are doing well.
It was no question about that that is what they wanted to do we how we gonna persuade and what independent voters can be -- that fits to your Republicans criticizing democratic president.
And really tear the hide off this in the present the United States has created a record for us that he's failed.
Now it's our job to get these Republicans independents and white picket Democrats to say here are ideas that's why you should vote for us.
That it was almost like Republican governor -- governor classic and its interest because Scott Walker.
He had 883 billion dollar deficit he turned it around the surplus eight billion dollars for John Kasich an Ohio.
And you really turn things around in New Jersey as well.
We did you win eleven billion dollar deficit problem in my first year in that would 650 million dollar surplus going into this budget year.
And the fact if you just make the hard decisions and you tell the people truth let's -- it sort of try to get across this site.
We cannot be timid.
I can't be guided by three holes we have to change involved president that would -- -- more concerned about being loved to be respected and it's a lesson you learn from your mother.
Let me let me -- -- -- -- -- a little preview of -- Paul -- first call -- get your reaction to the choice of Paul Ryan -- BP your name was mentioned quite a bit -- I thought it was a great -- It was a great choice for this reason.
-- -- yourself it's still great to have a ticket that stands for something.
And his whole career as a -- outstanding for fiscal responsibility.
And it's so great that he's the -- pick I think you can break for freedom around one of the things that that is the Paul Ryan -- that's an -- a little bit of what he's gonna say tonight he says.
Obamacare has come down -- 2000 pages of rules mandates taxes fees and fines.
That have no place in a free country the president declared the debate is over.
-- -- -- -- -- The millions of Americans who want to repeal -- how important is.
Really important is in my speech that's like this that included an end to this putting federal bureaucrats are good health care system the putting them between people who doctors.
And and that our party has to be articulate about that and we have to be -- about it and when we win them.
Back to this concept that you discussed last night -- speech and that is that.
We've got to tell people the -- these are tough times a line from Paul Ryan's speech before the man at the momentum overwhelm -- -- We're gonna solve the nation's economic problems do you think we learned some that may -- in Wisconsin.
People in spite of navy.
Prior conventional wisdom plus the best way to get the motors was off for the more government.
Maybe they realize that we can't continue to borrow forty cents of every dollar diminished -- I shift in the mindset.
The question is can you win that your earlier question and Republican governors -- lead the way on this.
Walker Wisconsin Kasich -- Ohio seven Martinez in New Mexico and Nikki Haley of South Carolina.
Bobby Jindal and in the in Louisiana.
And -- make it tough choices and they're not only surviving politically they're thriving politically.
And -- I think with the conventional wisdom folks -- that people Michael defenders of the status quo will start to turn them around.
It's good take awhile they always leave their right.
Face the electoral.
Governor Romney's got a win Ohio.
He's got to win Florida.
When you when the Democrats start out with California Washington Oregon new York New Jersey Illinois a lot of you have to have both -- sure how tough when you look at the electoral map where -- -- -- top -- -- -- Listen to -- real challenge and that would you -- -- well I mean you don't.
We're got to win Florida and I think we're taking the right of fruits and winning Florida we'll give avoid the Medicare or should we should embrace and spiritual that's -- we've got a better plan.
Here's the reason -- -- for us we can stop civilian defense what -- they were playing defense.
He's got great ideas -- going -- and Ohio I will tell you this I think it doesn't really give credit for won't worry about what's going on Ohio.
If they give the president credit it becomes tougher in particular John -- the credit he deserves it that it shows you Republican governance can turn state around that was awful that -- it -- you don't -- How do you deal with I mean -- I've been -- I -- characterizes as the sleazy -- courteous campaign in history.
-- -- Romney of being accused of causing a woman's cancer you know all the acquisition to be in a felony -- How do you deal with less distraction which is almost on a daily basis and you know get your message out I think that there comes a point now.
Sixty plus days left to go.
-- -- -- Not a New York shop have big speechless my congratulations thanks so much --