Gov. Perry: Obama is 'playing with fire'
TX governor slams 'scare tactics'
- Duration 3:47
- Date Mar 14, 2013
TX governor slams 'scare tactics'
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About the the sequestration.
I figured President Obama have probably shut the place down its.
That wouldn't be if that actually that would probably the first good idea he has had.
Well he's back Texas governor Rick Perry take now the president of the impact of those spending cuts -- -- stated that -- Conservative Political Action Conference where he joins us right now governor good to have you.
Didn't really -- like mr.
They were they were doing eleven you know -- and aren't where you.
But you're right about sequestration some of the feared Armageddon never materialized but we're trolls.
It's just a matter of time we need to get a.
Well you know -- this president is all about political spin and you know.
It's hurting people.
And when you look at the number of criminal aliens have been turned out on the streets we found out today that.
Some 2200 plus those individuals were released back out into the general population and our country 760.
Plus level in my home state.
And we can't get an answer from the federal government about who these people are where -- they were released from what.
Were -- crimes.
That is of great concern this is past political theater now this is where citizens of this country lives -- being put -- And in jeopardy.
When you compound that with what's happened to the military.
And the huge cuts that we've seen in our.
And our military.
This president is truly playing -- far.
But you're not saying that we shouldn't be open to cuts in the books are rotted and it Woodley oh not at all parts -- you would be open to that not.
Did it when I had senator Coburn here talking about.
A sort of a grand bargain -- part of Democrats and Republicans.
He listed 360 billion dollar worth of -- cuts over the next ten years do you think there's room for that and that Republicans.
Have to -- that their most holiest of -- on the table.
To get Democrats to put some entitlements on the table -- we don't new -- you don't see that.
Progress on this thing is -- -- gonna happen.
Yeah well here's what I think is important to understand already.
The military 50% of the cuts that have occurred with the sequestration.
And with the the other budget cuts 50% of those cuts have come from the military which makes -- 18%.
Of that entire budget so then -- Variance is already redneck thanks in precise and can tell region -- -- -- might have been and I don't fool your point agreed to.
But here's my point.
Start looking into other areas and government to be cutting before you go -- went when other areas of government have raised.
To the level that the military is cut then we'll talk some more about if there's more that needs to be done but no more from my perspective.
So with Republicans -- and -- and another sequestration dealer back up backbone on spending deal.
-- this would not be it.
Go into the entitlements I mean we we haven't talked about entitlements at all during this this a place to be looked into the -- in the not in our military and we got young men and women whose wives are being put in jeopardy now because of politics -- -- implants in Washington DC that is unacceptable.
All right so when you talk about -- title but you would be opened to.
Raising the retirement age one of the things that Paul Ryan has -- and others would you be open -- The and as a matter fact I think we ought to look at federal.
Employs military maybe move in that to 25 years rather than twenty going from 65 to 674.
-- and entitlement a secure.
Ready to get those types -- -- of -- those are common sense approaches to be able to put this budget in the shape that it needs to be in the out years.
-- very good see you thank you very much.
Now it's always good to be -- thank you got speed part.