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The -- is trying to make sure the sequester cuts are as painful.
As he promised an -- -- -- department email seems to some at least to back up that claim.
The email was sent to an agency regional director he was asking how much latitude.
Now this is the email response he got from the entire culture department's budget office.
However you manage that reduction you need to make sure you're not contradicting what we sent the impact would be.
So what exactly does that mean is that we know that paying your thought on any amount.
I think I -- the Obama strategy was.
Maximum pain for political gain.
And I think he's being caught and I think -- -- is hurt his popularity dramatically.
It's gonna get worse.
I don't think he had department memos the most amazing the most amazing his closing the White House -- -- -- the president spends over 900000 dollars of your money.
Going on the golf vacation you're a president who keeps all sorts of people -- Stafford high prices at the White House.
And they're telling American people the one thing we're gonna cut you are two -- -- -- and I talked to that I had talked to some people involved with the tourists and and they had some -- -- different perspective from the inside is that they think they need to figure out what they could cut because emit into overtime for instance for other departments.
And it seemed like dad that would be complacent but the funny thing about the people -- are complaining are people like you an outside -- -- -- people in the White House or complain because they have relatives coming around town but they -- they've got -- so it is certified -- -- squeeze play on and the people -- in the -- in the White House from.
From within Africa but they're trying to -- your -- -- solution and act and the -- the post.
To Jonas -- -- quick observations first speaker John Boehner made the -- point that the house had prepared for the sequestered and they are not slowing down at any tourism to capitol.
Because they had thought it through and they've done the right thing to protect the American people second.
I think you have the white -- -- tell us how much it cost I suspect we did find three or four people who put up the price.
We can subsidize the tourist.
The -- buzzing tonight he'll start a -- to -- the white or should I ask what it takes we will raise the money.
To enable the way as to is to continue period I have no doubt about this.
Because it's just silly.
Above all the things you could cut in the White House -- the -- coming tonight the president taking a bunch of guys over to the Jefferson.
For a very expensive dinner -- one of the greatest hotels in Washington and Israel people like kind -- great hotel.
So insensitive I'm not look I'm millions -- the Jefferson -- ignored by the way.
Personally that's what I'm told -- At least there was an hour and direct computer we emergency computers it said that he was present must person up there.
Surprised but that's what I read this this is wonderful maybe -- -- remain -- -- maybe you'd like to reimburse the 920000.
-- was golf vacation.
They can -- that.
To keeping -- the White House tumors I don't man so that's avenue we're talking to Laura -- recent C we made it cracked let's see packed we have big fancy second mark.
Well -- -- -- speak there I think she packed so there's an important function.
But I think it's lost some its ideological edge and some of its focus and I don't understand some of its decisions.
Yeah included this in all this stuff before you speak no I don't look I -- don't have elaborate out of fear.
I think she -- attracts a lot of young people.
It is a very dynamic place for people look into the future but if you go back -- you know to see -- in the seventies they had a clear sense of mission a clear sense of purpose.
One of Ronald Reagan's most important speeches was given.
And -- February of 1975 -- -- back when he said we need bold colors not pale pastels and he talked about the nature of conservatism.
I'm looking forward to Jeb Bush's speech.
-- Friday night I hope that he matches that tennis and it still Ronald Reagan -- but all I'm suggesting is you know not give an example.
But Chris Christie I can criticize about I don't think he should hugged the president quite that much but the fact is.
In a very democratic state was a very strong state employees union Chris Christie has shown enormous courage and has done things that are remarkable.
What -- think keynote speaker last year so is that hot item is the kiss of death received facts I don't understand why didn't invite him back when a decision that as an example.
That is going to mcdonalds starts speaking in all of them that just doesn't make sense of -- -- did -- -- governor.
I don't as a very popular governor of Virginia -- you can argue about his his transportation plan but overall he's been a terrific conservative.
So that's -- I just raise questions I don't understand the internal dynamics of seat back.
Who's in charge how they make their decisions.
But some of them I would frankly question you mentioned -- governor Jeb Bush his sister back coming out party for him are we going to see him as he is as a -- sixteen.
But it might be bit.
2016 is so far away to -- -- -- I know it's not see what is in the real world trust -- -- real well on the island edit.
You know the world of Washington media where you know we've the second the last -- -- -- -- worry about the next election.
Jeb Bush is a very talented person who was a very good governor of Florida.
He has been a very important part of the evolution of the Republican Party.
I think it's great that he's going to be involved I also think there's been a lot of very very confident aggressive people running.
What whether it is from his home state Marco Rubio -- John Kasich.
Or it is Scott Walker -- Rand Paul O'Neal watching knife similar very exciting time for -- the 2016.
Anywhere man that next.
Thank you see Susanna Martinez and governor of New Mexico well thanks very very impressive Nikki Haley.
Governor of South Carolina and then frankly had -- -- senator from New Hampshire.
The that you mentioned Florida.
Governor Rick Scott has decided to expand the Medicaid which is he after said he wouldn't and I think I think governor Chris Christie likewise -- -- whispers but does governor Rick Perry says he's had taken it.
You know the great thing about the Federalist system is that fifty governors have to make decisions for fifty states.
I would my bias is was repairing.
But I don't second -- -- governor of the state who makes a decision.
That he thinks is right for his state.
That's why you have a Federalist system and that's why the tenth -- important.
He will see over the next four or five years which person made the right decision.
Planet than dinner tonight that there had been that was a -- impressed and we just spoke about that with the Jefferson Hotel.
And senator McConnell both Republican leaders.
I don't think that's bad.
-- to a lot of dinners of Bill Clinton we didn't necessarily have leaders invited.
Back when I was a whipped -- -- were later another background as a weapon and we -- -- dinners and that didn't involve the rest of the leadership.
Anything which increases a bipartisan conversation in the city is helpful.
I hope this is useful -- my only -- will be the president hadn't listened as much as he talked and that he thought later about what he heard.
We have to break out of the current gridlock.
To be a healthy country.
That's gonna require both sides -- the other.
And -- this dinner helps what what I didn't understand family was.
Why didn't leave the White House -- I was the Republican request I an emphasis sequester she made the chef has laid out that you're talking now let me get -- -- airport layout we could afford to the -- to source.
I'm sure that's not the problem.
That you -- and -- -- that that was if I just inches away passes a great historic site.
And my expenses.
Every time -- never see a president the White House whether it was and I investors drove in Jimmy Carter through several presidencies.
It's pretty impressive and it's me it's a pretty powerful place to be.
And presidents -- great hosts and the White House is a great venue so I didn't quite know why you would leave the White House to go to a hotel.
But maybe the Republicans -- better not being on the president's grounds and wanted to be at a neutral site.
I don't interest in a -- we're now into the second term that the president has -- -- -- breaking Britney -- has done he's had beer summits and NATO in the early days and we've had to prevent.
But it it was he sent Senator Biden up its at the end of the year having to do with the tax increase.
And it was so apparent communities had no relationship -- -- cabinet -- -- -- -- outsource its new vice president who has it was a fantastic relationship on Capitol Hill -- They served in the US senate.
I want to be sending realizing that he that the -- to get more things done in this town you know if you're not mortal enemies if you make friends you know I think then.
-- -- -- Russia trying to break the sequestered they failed.
I think the polling numbers of collapse for the president pretty dramatically and thirteen point change in two weeks.
And I suspect this ads and now.
We better figure out a new day it's because -- find work.
And I think it's a better it's a healthier dance for America if you get.
Democrats and Republicans actually talking honestly of these other and I might lead to some significant breakthroughs.
In a way that to be very powerful.
What's the stronger party -- -- realize that the Democrats -- hardly any athlete would mean really it was a stronger party you know -- strongest is the American people.
And I don't mean that I don't know what I don't know attending big and they keep electing the same log -- now I got.
I don't -- this in -- casual -- cynicism that is that this business and so -- in 1958.
Was -- American people.
Have the ability -- in 2006 they punish Republicans.
And 2010 they punish the Democrats there was enormous capacity.
To send messages when they when they get to back up -- and angry.
The two parties are very balanced Republicans have thirty governors.
315 electoral votes there 24 states -- the governors and the legislature 51% of the country they have control the US house.
The president has the senate and he won the presidency so there's an interesting balance of the two parties right now.
And I think things.
The party which breaks loose from this which will happen eventually will be the party that looks to the future.
Listens the American people and offers innovative solutions.
-- -- it won't be an anti Obama Republican Party and the -- being anti Republican Obama party.
They'll be a party it puts the American people first and whichever party fears that -- -- first.
There's gonna end up as a governing majority.
It seems to both -- senate and -- the Hispanic vote the Democratic Party I haven't -- -- -- looking towards the future and I know you've written papers -- talking about some of the pioneers of the future looking towards new ideas debating ideas.
But the two -- influencing instead kind of -- you know cut up the pie and seeing you know Republicans are trying to do it scrambling -- the Hispanic vote and the Democrats thirty haven't.
No question about it -- -- visit to the chalice like playing King of the Hill -- governor they'll.
Democrats have the advantage with Asian Americans Latino Americans and African Americans and native Americans.
If they can retain that advantage its current rate they will be the majority party no matter what happens Republicans if on the other hand.
And and I must -- -- chairman Ryan's previous of the big.
Shout out for this and he has a very aggressive program under way he is very serious about it.
And he's beginning to try to get -- Republicans.
You have to go and visit with people and listen to people and learn from people if you do that I think we could easily get our share of the vote up very dramatically.
For other prior to the last go your primary you infect you went out to Michigan talking to the Democrats Republicans and education.
And I actually had my eye and your campaign at that there is is going around the country doing this new solutions new ideas all those -- and trying to talk to both sides of the -- out.
But that -- -- out to a.
Well and I think that I think that's a different environment because if you're outspent five to one as I was in Florida doesn't matter what your ideas are used you know be drowned.
I think in the long run for the party.
If you look at the governors who are successful the senators who are successful.
They are very much or answers serving the American people to so I'll have you looked at and -- aliases and Martinez.
We have -- great potential future is a party.
And I think today the challenge for the party -- recognize.
The old Republican Party -- -- and get there.
You've got to really rethink the world -- -- you have to understand the 21 century.
And you have to I think -- just to get red verses blue get rid of the consultants who don't understand that and focus on serving 311 million people.
-- ally -- big question USS but since we're talking about the some sort of curious whether -- be interest isn't there to run again.
I think -- to ask and then January 2000 fifteenth so it's not just not enough just not -- ominous -- Steak -- -- is serious fun to -- with -- nice if.
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