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The Obama administration is under pressure from a series of scandals but which one concerns Americans the most.
Let's take a look at the latest functions Paul about this and topping the list.
Is the IRS scandal 32% saying that concerns in the most.
Followed as you can see by Ben Ghazi and me -- Department of Justice snooping on the media.
What is the political impact of all this.
Which I'm Barbara -- former deputy assistant to president George W.
Bush and -- is that your president of new heights communications.
And former spokesperson for governor Howard Dean -- Christie good to see you -- this morning to you.
Welcome to a -- let me start with you what I think the impact has been is and will be on the administration.
Eric that the powers of the president to derive from his credibility is leadership.
And the president's credibility -- been terribly damaged by these three scandal and his ability to -- because he's consumed.
Why -- god he's consumed by these snooping on reporters and the -- targeting Americans I think Americans are getting fed up.
With the president who promised to be open and transparent to the American people has been everything but that -- told the president can start leading on these scandals get a behind him.
But it did domestic agenda stuck in the water and a presence not going to be able to do think he promised to do.
It is inaugural speech in -- state of the union because he's just bogged down it's one scandal after another.
Kristi do you think he's bogged down and has been terribly damaged as -- says.
Not at all look that mistake at this Paul makes Erica the same mistake -- a lot of Republicans in congress are making.
Which is assuming that caller most Americans care about these so called scandals and not just the Republican base.
The fact is is that the president's approval rating right now.
If that 50% right hovering right around there exactly -- spend in January February march and April it hasn't changed the bet.
And the problem for Republicans is that they don't even seem to realize that they're just talking to their base right now they're not talking all Americans and -- focus obsessively on these scandals.
Brad you think that Republicans are obsessive and -- just talking -- the base.
-- at least these are real.
Scandals this is self created scandals by an administration was clearly out of control the president is either terribly competent or is it.
Devious and any the president denies knowing about the iris targeting Americans this is admitted.
-- -- -- -- -- -- which the American people understand now.
We have been misled we've been light -- at the highest levels and a president that cleaning house as -- -- -- either you're you're told to resign.
And if you don't you're put on leave or -- promoted in the case of the State Department spokesperson who's now -- -- assistant secretary of state.
Or the -- that the higher rats who was in charge of not for profits is now going to lead the efforts of obamacare so that this president is is terribly.
I caught up in these scandals and I and I have to tell you this is -- a Republican.
-- this president this is across the board were Americans are fed up with a president who promised one thing and does quite the opposite.
But the White House says the president did not know about the IRS situation but I mean this is all going to be investigated.
And but -- certainly resonates at the American people -- look not the IRS.
It definitely have been nickel he -- after it dozens of the fact.
I mean the fact is that you know when he let the American people actually does care about they care about the economy and on that measure we are doing.
A lot better than Dallas over 151000 unemployment is lower than it was when -- President Obama took office.
The housing market is back we just found out the deficit is dropping much more quickly than we thought it was.
It's doing well and Republicans are -- lot lot land right now focused in the same way that they focused on Monica Lewinsky in 1998 and subsequently lost the house or it.
It's a problem for -- And you talk about Monica Lewinsky -- Bill Clinton survived that Watergate and the plumbers or Richard Nixon his administration did not survive that.
Christie doesn't have to directly touched a president.
For something major happened.
I I think that I guess it does that mean again I think the issue is that Republicans have a messenger problem right now which is that.
And aren't really in love with President Obama and his policy that I said -- -- ratings are right around 50% -- clearly a deeply divided country.
The problem is that for Republicans is that they do trust the president more then.
The opposition they see -- Republicans as the party of -- -- ultra sounds and opposition to gay marriage -- -- immigrants.
And so they're not going to go along with what the perceiving as political witch hunts right now.
-- Brad last word that you think it's a political witch hunt doesn't have to touched upon off.
Please visit his the president's problems are just beginning.
Because again Eric he's not facing them he feigned outrage -- his actions are clearly.
Opposite of what the American people feel.
And and what they're feeling day by day and and good luck get -- 50% let's see what they are 2014.
As we learn more as to where the president's been.
For Peter King said it best.
As as chairman of the Homeland Security at the time he doesn't even know where the president was during and that -- the attacks but we knew full well where he was when Osama bin Laden was taken out.
There's something terribly wrong all right Brad and Christiane I want to be the last word thank you so much for joining us on this -- They got to be here --
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