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Former New York City mayor -- in -- and -- May hear how do you think the president might have his -- mixed up peer out we know.
Could the president thinks will win the basketball tournament but we're still waiting as guidance on our nation's budget so what do you think -- I have no problem with the president doing doing his brackets that's fine he's having fun he's entitled to have some fun but usually do I looked at it -- you have fun if you do your work.
And the president hasn't done -- -- he hasn't done in years he hasn't proposed a budget that serious since he's been president as Lindsey pointed out he can't even get a democratic vote for his budget.
Which is one of the reasons that we are in a serious for -- serious problem.
We spend a lot more money than we have every year be a little less than a trillion dollars this year trillion dollars more last year.
As far as the eye can see we're going to be spending almost a trillion dollars more than we have this is a disaster for our children.
Someone has to speak up for them they're gonna have to pay these bills as this president tells us we don't have we don't have deficit problem.
I don't get this mess posing as a teen years for PR I mean when he -- look he's not -- sit down I mean I did the budget -- outsource it to his staff.
But you've got the in the house and the senate had the same hurdles he did whether it was a -- -- resolution or sequestration.
The same problems and they've now gotten their two budgets and and you'd think he would crack the whip on his own staff and say get this -- so that.
We can move forward well I have to tell you Greta what I as the mayor of New York I did my I did my budget I spent hours stayed up until 345 in the morning at times going through the budget.
Because I believe that I had to understand it as the as the chief executive.
I had to understand the budget because the only way you really can make an impact on government is my understanding the budget and to this president to be in office for five years.
Not be able to get a budget done on time.
Really tells us that he has no interest in our economy.
He has no real interest in straighten out a budget problems I don't know what his priorities are but they certainly aren't straightening out the tremendous.
Debt that we've accumulated under his presidency.
As a session -- another presence of that likewise been late but this is the first time I think in 92 years of the president and his budget before the house in the senate.
But that we waited -- -- to get in early April so may be but death merely listen to this the national debt.
Well we all alone stands at more than sixteen trillion dollars.
So our President Obama and speaker of the house John Boehner both in it -- I know or -- -- drinking the same stuff.
It's important to recognize is that.
We were to cut.
Two point seven trillion dollars out of the deficit if the sequester stays in.
You've got over three and a half trillion dollars deficit reduction already.
And so we don't have an immediate crisis in terms of -- contract for the next ten years it's going to be in a sustainable place.
Do not have been an immediate debt crisis.
But we all know -- we have one looming.
Turns out a majority of Americans disagree you disagree with the president and the speaker house speaker of the house a new poll showing -- fox poll that 68% of Americans describe the national debt doesn't -- problem point 27% say the debt can be handled in the future.
-- what do you think the speaker and the president don't think it's an immediate depth problem.
I think the American people are far better economist than.
The people in Washington the reality is we do have a serious debt problem.
It's been accumulating now for 45 years under -- -- it's been accumulating -- massive amounts.
And there's no serious plan about cutting it the numbers he was talking about the cuts many of which really aren't cuts at all.
It actually hasn't cut anything.
He's reduced to some extent the rate of increase but he hasn't cut.
That this is a problem that is getting bigger and bigger.
You don't have to believe me listen to the rating agencies rating -- -- said they're considering downgrading again it's nobody's taking serious action to deal with this.
Both in the short term and in the long term.
His credit disturbing -- that this 60% the American people think that it's and have a real problem I think that's number -- does 16%.
And -- and the leaders of both parties elected leaders of both parties don't think it's a big deal so where's the disconnect and got the Republicans big.
-- and you get the democratic president.
Well I think the that disconnect happens because they can't seem to be able reach an agreement.
So once again that kind of setting us up for kicking the can down the road and that's part of what created this problem we've kicked the can down the road so often now.
That we've got this tremendous -- look.
And -- when he came into office it was about what 78 trillion dollars it's now sixteen trillion.
-- -- I think it was nine trillion -- sixteen trillion that's almost double.
In five years we've never had an increase like that except maybe during the Second World War and that was because we were building up for a massive worldwide war.
Do you think -- -- -- and then -- to get the message there's another part of the poll that says.
-- American people think that the government should be forced to balance its budget 85%.
-- should be forced to balance a budget every city every state in this country have to balance -- budget.
Every business that's the balance -- budget or pretty soon going to be in bankruptcy and the people gonna get thrown out.
Of course it should balance its budget they're so far from doing that.
They're basically a trillion dollars off from balancing their budget on a year to year basis as so and they can't and the democratic senate hasn't had a budget in four years.
And the president hasn't submitted a budget that has gotten a vote even a democratic vote.
I guess since he's been president which is absurd it means he's not -- submitting a serious budget he's submitting something that is a talking point not a budget.
So I guess and I guess American people just hit the -- in the mid terms -- next general election if they don't let them want to throw that the two parties out -- candidates.
Well maybe maybe some shocks like a risk of downgrade -- wake them up I mean some of the -- do the talking about that.
And and they are and they are unfortunately creating that kind of atmosphere and I hate to see that happen to -- really hurts all of us.
But Symbian CC what happens and we await the president said budget -- thank you sir thank you.
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