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And the question is this.
Many of the legislative.
Functions of the federal government right now are -- a state of paralysis.
As a result of partisan gridlock.
In your case if reelected in your case what would you do about that governor.
Jim I had a great experience did it seem like at the time of being elected in -- state or my legislature was 87% Democrat.
And that -- I figured out from day one I had to get along and I had to work across the aisle to get anything done.
We drove our schools to be number one in the nation.
We cut taxes nineteen time what would you do if we dressed as president I will sit down on day one actually the day after I get elected.
I'll sit down with leaders the democratic leaders as well as Republican leaders and continue as we get in my state we met every Monday for a couple hours.
Talked about the issues and the challenges in the in the in our state in that case we have to work on a collaborative basis not because we're gonna compromise our principal.
But because there's common ground and the challenges America faces right now -- the reason I'm in this race.
Is there people there really hurting today in this country and we faced this deficit could crush the future generations.
What's happened in the Middle East.
There are developments around the world that are of real concern.
And -- Republicans and Democrats both love America but we need to have leadership.
Leadership in Washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if if it's a Republican -- Democrat I've done it before.
I'll do it again fresh -- First by the governor Romney is gonna busy first -- is also gonna repeal obamacare which will not be very popular among Democrats as you're sitting down with -- But.
My philosophy has been.
I will take ideas from anybody Democrat or Republican as long as they're advancing the cause.
Macon middle class families stronger and giving ladders -- -- in the middle class that's how we cut taxes for middle class families and small businesses.
That's how we cut the trillion dollars in spending that wasn't advancing that -- That's how we signed -- trade bills into law there helping us to double our exports and sell more American products around the world.
That's how we repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell.
That's how we ended the war in Iraq as I promised and that's how we're gonna wind down the war in Afghanistan and that's how we -- -- after al-Qaeda and been a lot.
Not so we'd we'd seen progress even under Republican.
Control of the House of Representatives but.
Ultimately part of being principled part of being a leader is -- being able to describe exactly what it is that you intend to do.
Not just saying I'll sit down -- have plant number -- what's important is occasionally you've got to say no.
To it to folks.
Both in your own party and in the other party and don't BS have we have some fights between me and the Republicans when when they get fought back against us raining and the excesses of Wall Street.
Absolutely because that was a fight that needed to be head when when we were fighting about whether or not we're gonna make sure that Americans have more security -- their health insurance.
And they said no yes that was a fight that we need to have.
-- and so part of leadership and governing is vote.
Saying what it is that you were for but also being willing to say noticed some things I've got to tell your governor Romney.
When it comes to his own party during the course of this campaign has not displayed that willingness to say no to some of the more extreme parts of as part -- brings us to closings.
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