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A lot of back to Hannity tonight I will be joined by -- -- Dana Perino Juan Williams America's mayor Rudy Giuliani is here first we continue.
With the author of the brand new book the price of politics author associate editor of the Washington Post Bob Woodward is back.
-- you have some funny anecdotes about about Paul Ryan there where -- always.
Young kid they didn't police 28.
-- -- to -- -- goes to the house floor and they won't let him and because they say -- you're a staffer.
And seriously get one of those pins in the years to get people to know it.
But also what was the interest thing as soon as he went to congress.
And you know he's a research guy.
And he said how do you.
Do good job it's a congressman so we went to of all people Barney Frank -- a great story and took him to breakfast the instead what's the key.
In Barney Frank said learn one thing I learn -- well.
And don't just be a generalist and he has any did and it's the budget a budget and money in our finances.
The in many in the problem probably a very clear way the most important issue in the presidential campaign use of -- you spell.
And a lot of time it was said -- Orange County was when the president said.
That Republicans they want kids with -- autism and Down syndrome the elderly to pull fend for themselves.
Paul Ryan sit in the front seat affront rob Wright and -- and then the president.
No this was somebody in his congressional says they -- and stuff.
Yeah I'd die and I believe him and there's evidence that the did not Jack Ryan by the way yet and he called him Jack -- hadn't gotten -- right to have the Clancy character.
When I guess did the president about this a couple of months ago to his credit he said that was a mistake we made a mistake did -- would not have done that.
And he's quite right Dan Ryan and was.
And in the others were wait a minute he's poisoned the well were supposed to be able.
To work something out in the east and has -- there and stick his finger and both.
Honest it was a it was a bad moment but that.
I would argue in this is the political side of me so -- put that hat on OK I understand it I was argue that this president does that a lot.
Kids with autism Down's syndrome the -- -- fend for themselves.
-- the no I'm a conservative no conservative advocates that.
Even Bill Clinton regurgitate of that at at the DNC convention.
You know but when you listen to the president you watch him -- over time he does this all the time.
And and here's what I don't understand how does he explain.
How does he explain five point four trillion in debt when he said George Bush was irresponsible for four trillion in eight years.
And we took a credit card to the bank of China.
Well he he blames the Republicans and he blames John Boehner he said Boehner was the one who in.
He's right there's -- -- as you well know there's a war going on in the Republican Party but Boehner was there with a deal that I wouldn't of liked it is a conservative.
That's right I understand that Obama adds another 400 billion dollars for the US and it was essentially for political reasons in the we don't know and it is it's if history did to speculate.
If the same time.
The last four years studying Obama on foreign policy and on this and you I know or not kind of agree with this but.
There is a genuine.
Progressive in hand in a very good there there is also.
A genuine blue dog fiscal conservative where -- where where well -- six trillion and that's now now yes but let me tell you this he early on in all of these budget negotiations he said to Kent Conrad the democratic senator he said look at five.
Fix this I'm willing to be a one term -- -- and our -- so Obama fair enough.
He said I'm willing to lose an election to get this right more than the rhetoric is there.
This kind of engagement.
This his sense of I I have got.
To fix this I've got what is the Angelina -- admitted in your book I don't remember the exact words you -- but you said he -- yes -- LT did.
Boehner failed but he could have he couldn't -- this -- -- bit but the president is the leader of the country you know and this is.
I tell you that you know this.
Any conservative -- -- any liberal knows this.
We don't fix this.
We're screwed is a country now don't like it should be the biggest issue in the presidential.
Campaign and it's not come up.
All right Bob and I I look I want people to read it because they if they do they will be angrier.
If it's possible -- government in general.
Putting on both sides in the sense.
But it is a very revealing insightful book Bob good to see you thank you so much -- --
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