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Law of the land but that is not stuck -- senator Ted Cruz he's taking action against obamacare -- Cruz joins -- SE it's there it's great to see a granite OK so -- -- -- proposing an amendment to continue resolution to the slowdown only funding obamacare explain what you want to know and watch.
Well I think the top priority of every elected representative in Washington should be economic growth.
The if you look at the past four years our economy is not growing in the last four years it's grown zero point 8% a year.
And as a result of that stagnant growth were not able to get 23 million people back to work our federal balance sheet remains a train -- The only way to solve the deficit to solve the debt to get people back to work to get.
Opportunity flowing again.
Is to get growth.
This last quarter we had a growth of zero point 1% so this week.
On the continuing resolution I'm introducing.
On amendments -- that that is entitled restore growth first.
And what it would do is delay funding obamacare.
Until we get back to historic levels of growth with the economy stagnant.
If we implement obamacare now it will kill jobs it will hammer small businesses.
And it could well push us into a recession that doesn't make any sense -- is -- any likelihood agreed to vote on us.
Well I actually feel quite confident we're gonna get a vote when it when I initially introduced if there was a fair amount of skepticism and we've seen in the several -- since then.
One Republican after another Republican after another Republican coming on board.
And I believe we'll get -- now it's not likely to pass the senate.
Because all 55 Democrats will vote against it.
But I think it's helpful number one for us to be focusing on growth in the fact that the policies.
That the president is pushing could well push us into a recession.
But number two has a good chance the Senate's -- to amend the continuing resolution.
Which you'll send it back to the house and I'm hopeful the house if they get this back.
Will add this to the continuing resolution will be willing to send it to the president.
And see if the president is willing to try to shut down the government in order to insists that Obama -- be implemented now.
Even though the economy is gasping people are hurting jobs are not there and implementing obamacare now could make things a -- hour.
Doug grant them this substance and value and it's a good idea bad idea this distance it -- strategic.
Is there and didn't really believe that senator Harry Reid is in any way is gonna let this kid we know one foot out the door the senate.
Well I think he'll allow a vote on it you really think so -- because he has the votes to kill it.
He's confident just say -- say we let I thought gonna get proud that he's confident his 55 Democrats will march in lockstep to say even though the economy is stagnant.
-- is obamacare has started to be implemented.
We've seen more and more small businesses dropping health care coverage people are losing their coverage more and more employers.
Telling their employees we're gonna for should -- work fewer hours.
We -- premiums are jumping when they don't think that I don't get is how you can get waivers I mean the whole point of OS it everybody was then to keep the -- down so that'd be cheaper for everybody and you look already HHS and all sorts of organizations and groups and unions ever does get all these -- it's like what every -- every single people who don't have -- -- his -- groups -- they -- about me.
And it's even worse than that because the waivers aren't uniform they're being given to those who have.
Political connections those who have sway with the Obama administration so I was talking a small businessman in Houston who owns -- lumber yard.
And he was complaining that his competitors are getting waivers so their costs are going down there much bigger companies and he's having to struggle against those with political -- Public all the US senate and most says the out a -- by the democratic senate voted for voted for the statute.
And now when they see their constituents to have our medical device people got to pay tax suddenly they -- -- some I don't like it because nobody bothered to read it before they voted for right.
Know the impact has been terrible you look at young people you take a young person coming at a school right now.
If Obama -- fully implemented it becomes harder for them to get a job they -- get a job their employer may well restrict their hours.
And even then if they had if they get health care.
The premiums are skyrocketing especially for young people -- and but look I think Obama -- a bad idea altogether I think we should repeal every word of it but at a minimum.
We shouldn't be implementing it at a time when the economy is gasping.
And putting it in the place.
Could very well push us into recession and so the purpose of this amendment say.
Let's at least wait -- growth is back first and that's what we should be focusing on his economic graph what's your message received facts and we -- that give a speech this week and I guess I message you know the message here is that Republicans need to get back.
22 words growth and opportunity.
This last election Republicans didn't win the -- Margaret -- -- Thatcher famously said first you win the argument then you win the vote we didn't win the vote and in particular we didn't make the case.
That free market policies benefit those who are struggling north climbing the economic -- -- under President Obama the people have been hurt them most.
Are those who are worst off among some announcements it's an analyst Aaron came to send moments ago we talked about the black -- got unemployment rate someplace and in Detroit like about 3% university just terrible -- it's tragic it's it's African Americans as Hispanics is young people -- single moms.
Having campaigns in these horrible neighborhood there -- the really suffering its say they're completely irrelevant and it's very troubling them the very -- poverty law for years and I find it appalling that nobody does to -- -- NIC is there it's always great ability I think.
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