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Early Bob Cusack is going to join us now and we're always glad to have him on the program.
And he's gonna talk with us a little -- he's the managing editor of the hill a little bit about an article that he wrote about.
Obama honeymoon may be over the president's honeymoon is over the lame duck has arrived.
You know groundhog only duck right up -- bird.
I'd -- -- I mean that the president has to worry he has not gotten major legislation through.
-- -- -- look back -- his first term by this point he had gotten stimulus signed into law as well as a Lily Ledbetter act.
Now guns immigration still not out of the senate the house is gonna move up far slower on that his approval ratings have taken a recent poll showed.
I hit about eight points now of course presence can get second wins and third winds.
But the the the minimum one -- momentum he had after the election that has dissipated and congressional Republicans are noticing it and they have leveled the playing field.
Let's talk about.
-- -- biggest sign post this new gun legislation that they're talking about on the hill.
Is for the president to let him know that he is lame duck this morning senator Harry Reid saying that they will extrapolate now but they -- point.
That Democrats -- wanted.
Move against assault weapons the assault weapons band they're now -- to extract that.
From the bill the -- -- part remember the president's been a lot of capital.
Inside his State of the Union Address the First Lady was going to funerals -- -- to the funeral the young girl in Chicago.
Ban assault weapons and now that's gone.
Yeah that's right I mean -- Harry Reid said yesterday that at most forty votes -- -- forty democratic votes in all likelihood maybe one Republican to that would mean.
Fifteen Democrats are gonna vote against the assault weapon and possibly more and this is gonna put Democrats in a really tough position because.
Every unit you know offset the NRA if they vote for the assault -- meant or they're -- upset.
Mayor Bloomberg's new political action committee -- -- going after.
Members of congress and -- got a house Democrat in 2012 as well as mark Kelly's new group with Gabby Giffords it is going to be.
A tough vote but it's it's it doesn't have the votes senator Feinstein says she's not gonna lay down and played -- But that she's going to -- this vote on the house floor but it's not gonna pass and that's a blow to the president and vice president.
Joseph Biden told people listen -- worry about the politics we're gonna go after far reaching.
-- proposals and and the bill that's going to the floor is not far reach.
All right you write for the hill but you also write for -- here at foxnews.com.
So we're glad to have you and people can read more about your article before -- -- to go though Bob just a quick question.
We hit the lame duck zone can somebody keep.
Keep it fresh for you is there any way to pull back he's in Israel -- -- the president may be reinvent himself that this.
To Capitol Hill last week he's doing more the Bill Clinton thing.
We're really frustrated with Obama that they needed to reach out to them in his first trip he's doing that now will it matter remains to be seen but I think that's part of his reinvention.
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