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-- this question is pushing the government to make 85 billion dollars in cuts as you know.
Have coming out of the military but we'll -- Washington make the right cuts instead.
Our next guess is probably not since March 1 he's written an eleven letters to various departments -- with suggestions.
I'm better ways to enforce the sequester.
Less painful ways more logical ways joining us right now.
Oklahoma senator Tom Coburn senator Coburn it doesn't happen to being like this.
What are some of the things you think we could cut instead of cutting maintenance for the military training -- many women and even White House -- Well it's all a matter of priorities bronze.
You know the president wants -- sequestered -- be painful so we can make the case that we need bigger government larger government that we can't can't can't can't.
The things that we should be cutting.
The first -- make the point given Defense Department the president under his own authority.
Can fuel a nuclear aircraft carrier get it back to Middle East regardless what we say it because he is the ultimate in terms -- charge of defense of the country.
And so he can actually do all the things in defense that need to be done if he just said we're gonna do this because it's -- critical to the defense of the country.
So that's -- first point.
The second thing is it's a matter of adjusting priorities.
We should we waste a ton of money in lots of areas.
Throughout the federal -- and what we have failed to do.
He is to give flexibility.
To all these agencies right they know what's important what's not.
And we've chosen not to do that and of Harry Reid on the senate floors -- decided not to allow votes to do that.
It's a joke funny here's an example which you've given us you say for example cut this.
Government social media managers not air traffic controllers who have but I know for a first and had been laid off and furlough.
Sure you know it is -- -- the sequester started they've advertised for over 2700 jobs.
Each one of those jobs have been nonessential jobs.
Each one of those jobs would keep somebody one person.
From being furloughed for 52 days.
Times 52 days you keep a lot of people working maverick the FAA has advertised war.
And outreach person for the FAA.
While their life and off controller now tell me what's important about an outreach -- -- FA vs a control it's too logical cut this -- -- -- for example cut this.
Wine and beer train tour is not the White House towards that seems logical.
Sure we we have 1232 areas that are funded.
It is that should they were only supposed to be funded to initially to start.
Parity -- They've been on average 1617.
Years even the White House wants to get rid of them.
But -- talk we aren't allowed to offer an amendment to get rid -- and so we'll have the flexibility.
To do the other things that we need to do with in the department of interior and the department of Bagram.
-- please try to keep pushing things like this so I don't wanna bring -- to another topic yesterday Harry -- 2% of Florida talk about something tragic.
-- -- -- seven Marines due to an accident at a military base in Nevada.
And look at what he seemed to have linked it to listen.
Armories were trained there and often.
And with the -- it's gonna cut the stuff back and down.
He seemed to although the entire speech link -- back.
The accident to sequester is it -- -- the death of the seven the Marines seem outraged they released a statement what's your reaction.
It's the political -- Manipulation of the day.
It's tragic that he would even connect the two.
Our military forces don't put their troops at risk.
They're not gonna train if they don't have the proper equipment and time there and I just think it's another unfortunate aspect of words being spoken.
To try to gain political advantage rather than doing the right this thing for the country senator Coburn if he's gonna work out it's going to be because guys like you thanks so much for your time.
You're welcome Brian good -- all right straight ahead.
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