Congressman introduces bill de-funding Obama golf outings
Rep. Louie Gohmert introduces new legislation
- Duration 4:48
- Date Mar 6, 2013
Rep. Louie Gohmert introduces new legislation
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-- segments are the White House visitors office announced this week that due to staffing reductions resulting from the mandatory budget cuts.
White House -- -- will be canceled effective this coming Saturday.
Yet the Wall Street Journal reporting that the department of agricultural hold to lavish conferences one in California the other in Oregon where millions of dollars will be spent.
In reaction data congressman from Texas introduced legislation to stop funding President Obama is golf outings that's very specific.
And -- go mart joins us now from washing before we get into the golf thing.
I I know your Republican in -- coming out of from that point of view.
Richardson -- -- and Alan Holmes in the other Democrats they believe that it's enough for the president to say oh I want to cut I wanna do this and I wanna do that.
Would never actually do it Paul Ryan did today.
Say this is the age.
Here is the drug company this is what we'd like to get so we can started a specific discussion.
And when and when Simpson Bowles did that this is just throw it out the window so my.
Crazy here why now four holes I don't know whether you're -- or not but you are -- on this issue in the fact is.
That even the smartest cures and as she brought up something that is not.
A -- marketable say we do you say.
Where you are sure by my -- this -- we're going to be able to negotiate a better deal.
When what we've seen with the doctors when he is set -- we're gonna negotiate better bit deals with the doctors.
They re tired they're getting out of the business there's no secondary.
The issue is assuming that that pres Obama -- say.
We're gonna negotiate with Johnson & Johnson -- -- Glaxo and will save 800 million dollars might do an edit.
And there's no guarantee that they have very good gonna talk to you and as you pointed out what kind of doctors she's down and all doctors say no you won't because whereas here and went out of the -- expected.
So this is what I mean this is what's driving -- are let's get on to the golf thing.
Now you're missing going -- you know wasn't gonna wanna -- so this is a symbolic thing that you did.
Well actually I'm hoping you will go some place I was hoping that make the amendment in order last night so we could -- limited today.
But he didn't and so we put a letter to the White House today.
Appealing to the better nature of the president look.
-- -- these there are thousands of school children that are coming up.
Even know the -- First Lady is talked about this is a house of the people.
I did a tour last night as I do every week were in session to take people.
I finished about 11 PM it is so important that people will get a chance to connect.
You're gonna get out there had to stop the White House two words it doesn't cost any -- costs very little body and they have a lot of volunteers but.
Here's why here's my problem when will I get a bill I can give you something solid here good after -- so so laser out of the pronouncing crashed a party at the White House.
This White House tripled the number of checkpoints to go -- and increase the number of -- -- service at least doubled it.
Even though the evidence -- there was a hearing Homeland Security had even though the evidence showed the Secret Service did nothing wrong.
It was a social secretary that didn't do our job.
Engine yet they are White House covered -- blamed the Secret Service now they're having to Wear uniforms that were buying and not -- -- that -- -- -- Well look I think it's obvious that this president is money's no object to the -- president Bob but here's why -- what you're doing may backfire.
It's what I said in the talking points memo if you small ball President Obama the independents who now.
He's a Muslim and adverse it to begin in this and I don't want to play golf and and -- got out -- It's -- it's the bigger issues.
Because I've been relatively fair Barack Obama's run but now on -- -- you've been overly -- Oaxaca but I'm not a partisan but now I'm really angry.
Because I see what the president is doing.
He's not trying to solve the fiscal it's not.
But by you diverting attention is saying all we can't play golf than other people who are independent.
They're gonna go lack come on -- your -- you know that's ridiculous the issue -- -- automatic could have a backlash.
Cash to help could but I think people will say look we had a president -- bush and -- so many didn't like was unpopular very unpopular thing and he gave up golf in 2000 -- Because of people being in harm's way he didn't golf for five years with just because of the way it looked to people who lost people in combat.
And this president has doubled down -- 115 or six -- golf outings and I think people are getting -- bill.
We don't have to -- the school children.
Or not -- not the only Illinois golf and I think it's bringing attention to the fact that this president now willing to give up in women's golf outing.
To let thousands of kids -- walking on a self guided tour through the White House all right congressman we appreciate it thanks very much we have a brand new bill -- doctor.