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No cure for -- America that budget battles may have been canceled the White House -- -- cancer matures in the White House but the Easter egg roll will go on.
On the first today but this despite warnings that the event could also be canceled 35000.
Expected to be on the south -- with the president and first family.
Next week Karl Rove as a former senior -- chief of staff to President Bush and a Fox News contributor all this is about money and it's how we suspended its.
It's what we cut to OK Carl is it a good decision to go forward with this.
Nine -- go kids in California have been shut out at center.
Well look it was a bad decision two canceled the White House to urge you can't tell me that in the several.
Tens of billions of dollars budget.
Of the Homeland Security Department you couldn't have found 74000 dollars a week to continue the White House George cut out some conferences -- of waste.
Cut out some you know some some phony programs.
And and fund the White House -- but having made that decision -- -- be made in my opinion even worse if you canceled the the historic Easter egg roll.
Which is in part funded with private funds and which as you say involves 35000.
Come to it.
And -- you just wait and look where you think they dig a deeper hole they canceled the the Arab world.
Sure I -- all the holidays are just terrible -- I think the picture looks awful because the public shut out but the you know vote and the politics of why have politicians of watching -- -- -- for family members.
All right well I don't remember -- congress in coming and -- on the South Lawn while the public has been told now.
Well let me let me tell you -- most of the people attend -- a 35000 are not relatives -- members of congress -- My experience was a lot of members of congress have -- young children.
You wanted to -- if you were you know maybe some grandchildren but most of the people come there's -- vast majority I'd say you know 3003233000.
Out of out of the total are ordinary Americans who somehow or another get a chance to come to these terrible.
That's about what they toward the tour supported those -- I can look look I don't know if I don't know some people don't got rid of some people can't.
Don't ask me to defend the incredibly stupid decision of the Obama White House this is part of their -- their offense to show.
How bad the sequester would be and that blew up to their face this is part of the you know we're gonna close the Washington monument.
-- that we're gonna point out how bad the -- -- By making use the ordinary people feel the cameras -- -- doing things like canceling the GSA.
You know the trip to Las Vegas I mean.
This is a bad mistake by the president came here you're saying that they were -- box because they made a poor decision in the first place that's where you're arguing right I Taylor Republicans should do.
They should boycott the Easter egg roll on the first of April as silly is that may sound let's say we're not gonna go.
I think they'd rather be -- I think a better thing would be to have an oversight hearing to say.
Really secretary and apologize you could not find 74000 dollars a week.
That you could have for White House tour is what about canceling this what about the -- this what about.
Doing this what about that they could -- of one whole range of options that could have found ways within the Homeland Security Department budget to pay the overtime for Secret Service.
Two handled the White House to OK now and so you don't disagree with that point that you know you'll be wondering how -- -- -- negative but could be a boycott saying you know it's not right.
Okay now this all ties into the budget and spending you brought a white board -- make a point.
What -- yesterday 35 Democrats voted against the -- -- -- their own party's budget.
Proposal -- house is really unusual generally all they're only a couple of defectors.
And and here's why this is happening if we -- it did today and this battles gonna play out for months ahead of the senate Democrat budget proposal.
Has a 184.
Billion dollars more in spending this year.
Then does the Republican house budget proposal and 348.
Billion dollars more in spending for next year and it had twenty billion dollars in new taxes.
This year forty billion dollars in new taxes next year.
Democrats are not gonna wanna be on record saying all we want a lot more spending most of -- paid for by deficit.
This year and next so we're gonna see a lot of defections from the Democrat budget resolution we saw.
We saw this -- a vote yesterday in this in the senate which was you talked with Stewart -- about right.
-- repealing the the Connecticut medical device tax.
We're likely to see a lot of defections from the White House.
And the democratic leadership proposal have a lot more spending this year.
And in coming years and we saw the opening.
Market yesterday OK Peter cotton -- still on the schedule for the first of April so we're gonna bring you back and we're gonna continues this little discussion here about what's right what's not.
You know given the budget crunch here bring back the White House jurors -- going back the White House to apply enact the White House Stewart's done -- Erica -- enjoy Austin news.
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