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McDonald joins us and government -- -- and you believe that sequestration will hurt your state is that correct.
Well I do but more importantly I think it's gonna hurt national security and it's going to be balance.
The the fiscal problems the United States in the backs of these men and women in uniform -- -- got nineteen military consultations would love the military here Virginia.
But the policy is just reckless that was put the -- -- place eighteen months ago.
Related -- -- ready to get people to talk I guess what they fail the president hasn't led congress can't get a deal.
The fiscal health our country's dysfunctional and so now we got 50%.
Of all there's one point two billion dollars in cuts.
-- backs the military and that's what's wrong about it admitted there's no taken on entitlements so that's probably a bad policy.
I cover is one is it means -- it means 2.4.
On every dollar for the increase spending that we're planning not an existing spending but what was the spent in its gonna go up as of march 1 instinct so 2.4 cents.
The second thing is that there's something fundamentally wrong where the people who make these decisions made his incompetent decisions that they think the sequestration is really a bad idea.
They're the ones that make it may not the ones are gonna pay the piper on that's that's certainly unfortunate thing that is like no sir -- course in the president and jetBlue came up with a really dumb idea and the Republican side -- that's a really good idea we're gonna join -- really dumb idea.
And not everyone else is supposed to suffer go figure.
Well as the -- on August 11 so we didn't go over that.
Fiscal cliff Greta and to have the debt ceiling expire everybody thought the super committee -- -- it worked out our congress.
And look at it just failed president had to -- -- -- third debated fix it into and -- hadn't got it done.
But -- governor -- -- it failed in November of 2011 so what did everybody do between twenty and eleven and now nothing the president played golf.
The dead -- -- -- on recess every once a good ever want to visit is married time but you know the people are gonna pay the piper on this they want to work.
But there was nothing to stop any of them after the super committee failed in November of 2011 to actually get down to work instead they didn't and worse yet is that we've paid the -- -- campaign to get their jobs back.
It you're exactly right electric takes leadership and it starts at the top the president's the commander in chief is -- secretary of defense says these cuts will be.
The united states military and national security.
And now the president's right around -- and press conference is what he should be in a room of congress try to figured out here here's the problem we need.
To cut the -- is only one point two billion dollars that's not even what -- the deficit so.
It's a drop in the bucket we got to do a lot more with a seventeen trillion dollar debt but you don't do half of it.
Are your men and women in uniform.
When you're trying to recognize the peace dividend and -- -- -- -- settled around the world that's the fundamental problem.
And it's a reckless policy.
Why don't see the Pentagon get audited I think that's only fair we don't do that I mean look at -- last night -- reported here and on the record that between should.
July 2011 and June 2012 that the department of player -- labor paid five billion -- improper unemployment benefits so I suspect if we got five billion at labor NY near I suspect the Pentagon has got some certain issues do what we don't we can't get or not.
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That I don't think is any question about a -- the 300 dollar -- stores there there's no question every area the government should be cut.
Including the Pentagon but not what it's 12% of the budget don't have -- take 50% of the cost.
Of others sequester when -- you don't even touch entitlement spending Greta everybody in Washington does yet can't balance -- budget.
And -- can't get says spending and debt under control and less should take on entitlements the president won't do it and so until legal -- And we're not gonna get anywhere.
But it's going to be in to see what happens a week from now I'm governor as always nice to see you sir.
Look at thanks Greta.