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I sat I wouldn't cut which cuts really help us in which -- hurt our future.
And cuts in education scientific research and the rest are harmful and they are what are effective.
By the sequestration.
So it is almost if false argument to say we have a spending problem bigger budget deficit problem that we have to address.
No spending problem represented Cathy McMorris Rodgers joins us -- is vice chair of the House Republican.
You're spending found.
I was a little a little surprising -- here every Nancy Pelosi say that certainly suggests that.
-- the Democrats.
Do not recognize we have a spending problem and it.
It doesn't make sense to me I think any Stanley recognizes when -- when you have spent on your credit card.
There's a time when the bills come due ends.
You don't get to go to the credit card companies say well I just I just have more -- here right I don't have a spending problem what I didn't have a spending problem.
House speaker Boehner said the President Obama has has said something similar to him but did today the white house Press Secretary.
Jay Carney said of course of president believes that we heavy spending problem specifically driven by health care spending that is effects of their -- there's some push back.
I'm -- -- leader policy statement over the weekend while President Obama hasn't recognize that we had a spending problem either he.
You think back to his first inaugural address and he said he was gonna cut the deficit in half.
By the end of his first term and we've seen record deficits record spending.
Trillion dollar plus deficits for as long as president Obama's been in office.
-- for the average.
American is 50000 dollars in debt is gone up 50%.
Since President Obama has been in office and his solution to every.
Fiscal problem that we face is -- to raise taxes not to look at the spending side of the equation putting these -- tomorrow night to stay the united well I hope -- talks about the economy in talks about jobs he didn't do that at the inauguration.
You know he.
He -- -- -- -- a lot of big picture speech than than than the state of the union right.
But I I I think we've we -- we continue to see where economy as our number one issue jobs getting Americans back to work this is the slowest recovery in the history of this country.
And I hope that President Obama talks about.
-- how we're going to work to get Americans back to -- you press the leadership and curious forever pushing up on this march 1 sequestration.
How have you heard from the White House and is there is there a dialogue going now between the White House -- and the house representatives about sequestration.
At at the principles levels between like the president and the speaker and Republican leadership.
Not that I'm aware of and this was the president's idea on sequestration.
How the Republicans have -- put forward.
A replacement to replace the sequestration cuts with other types of cuts -- put forward a proposal six weeks ago that passed the house.
We put together a proposal six months ago passed the house.
What are let me just pick up the -- if people call you pick up the phone call and say look this is the job.
And this -- -- when we sent him -- -- washing whether it's impressive about Riviera I tell -- if he's unwilling to call you you call him right well.
It's the house is doing its job that is that's what we're doing there's.
The house needs to do his job the senate needs to do his job and and their job and and we work it out and send it to the president and that the discussions that toxic -- attempted.
Speaker Boehner went down to the White House he attempted those talks.
And has said you know what we got and we got to return to just done regular order the legislative process where the House of Representatives does its jobs and -- So what we would -- -- until you hear from senate majority leader Reid.
No we haven't been -- that's why the house is gone ahead at least shown what we believe put our proposal on the table passed it we pass it the house and so now we're waiting for the senate and the president to.
Puts their proposals on the table go to conference and hopefully figured out.
Nice to see and -- the -- to our night.
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