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Any of -- segments are very entertaining exchange yesterday at the White House between Fox News channels -- Henry.
An Obama spokesman Jay Carney.
Yesterday you the president talked about how -- never in the history of America has traditionally been used to restore president.
-- Washington Post look at that look at the facts before you know you -- you're -- that today.
There is no question did.
Prior to 2011.
There has never been a case where one party with one ideological agenda has threatened to default on the United States obligations for the first time -- -- -- corporate officers.
You can ask -- the Washington Post it uses has never happened before and it.
What I thought -- when we look at what Republicans have said.
Threatening default -- bad idea I have to -- opposes the other -- -- don't want -- today.
I joining -- from the White House is hit another Pinocchio is is that and I guess Ford is the biggest lie ever that world yes OK up.
All right so what exactly it was the Washington Post accusing the president.
Of misleading the American public and.
He basically had said that on this debt ceiling fight nobody.
Tie 889 budget bill to raising the nation's debt ceiling to -- -- post looked at it.
Found several examples including one where Nixon was held up.
By Ted Kennedy and other Democrats who to actually campaign finance bill.
After my -- is a little -- -- -- back and forth between Republicans have found more than twenty examples going back to -- an -- so the bottom line is.
There are getting girding for this major debate and the rhetoric on each side is flying around and they're having their facts -- -- -- all.
Comes back to obamacare.
So -- there are gonna pass any monies Unita get any money and let's shut everything down.
-- -- throw obamacare under the bus which of course is not gonna happen to you as as I absolute dot now little is convinced that the fight is worth having because the American people.
Will rally to the Republicans Claus and I don't think so what are you -- There are certain number of Republicans in this country frustrated that their last two presidential nominees didn't stand up for the principles they wanted to -- and they think this might be the fight to pick stand up for the press against the president even though they know they're gonna lose -- we're having a minute if they lose they think it might be worth the principled fight here's the flip side of that is that the White House.
Is sort of rubbing their hands together collectively at the thought that Republicans will do this because if you think about the last.
Two or three weeks the president's been completely on defense from Syria.
To having to pull a Larry summers' nomination but for the -- needed -- officially -- -- but he's thinking about doing it because of not Republican.
But democratic opposition.
The Fed decides they're not going to stop buying the bonds because.
The they feel like -- can't take the training wheels off the economy after almost five years in office the president still hasn't during that are out -- he's been on defense for weeks if all of a sudden the Republicans move forward with this there are a lot of people in this building who believe that they'll allow the president to go on.
I think -- -- -- -- -- and then make it all about the Republicans need cooperation with an -- -- and and -- now.
On that know how bad is it in the White House how bad is president Obama's credibility been damaged by Syria and the bad economy.
If he's struggling if you think about where we were just you know 910 months ago we've riding high at the inaugural address laid out all these things he was going to do.
But immigration reform grand -- bargain budget deal it's been a rough year because he hasn't gotten.
Virtually any of those accomplishments.
And that's largely because of Republican opposition but now as he goes in closing the first year you hope he was hoping to turn the page and get some of his other.
Agenda items done but as I noted on Syria as you say it again it was not.
Just -- you don't some conservatives like -- Rand Paul standing up against the.
Not -- is that well how does somebody you know what Thanksgiving of that do you think President Obama and his heart knows that he got his butt kicked on Syria.
He does deep down they're not good admit that putt -- know that what you why why you believe he knows that.
-- because if you look because he pulled back on the vote he's the one who went forward in what they really let -- -- -- lose but Danny because he couldn't hold his chestnuts out -- and do you think right now that the president known these I got I got really hammered on that does he really believe knows deep down.
That the signal from the -- is that he doesn't have a lot of juice left on one -- to on the other -- what he's got to worry about is that while he's gotten some good news from the serious situation and that but look everybody pulled back -- some diplomacy moving forward there's not a lot of people around the world who think this deal in -- are the -- are usually that's always act and he's not yet been in his bubble world where he thinks he's down in -- -- -- The final thing is that now the president we understand you -- -- me if I'm wrong.
-- in the he may negotiate with Iran to get some kind of nuclear deal here which again.
If he could do that -- Barack Obama could do that that would restore some of his foreign policy power correct.
It could because all that's something he got beat up on of the 2008 campaign for saying that he'd sit down.
With the leaders of Iran and other rogue nations but if you were being able to sit down next week at the UN general assembly with the Iranian President which is a real possibility and be the first time in decades in American president do that if that open the door.
To shutting down their nuclear program and and getting allies like his -- on board and say boy you really move the ball forward that would be a major accomplishment for the president but that's a big if -- -- Shiites and they're working hard behind the scenes to make that happen.
They are and and if but if he's played by the Iranians it's gonna look like he's been played by doing what he's using his by the Russians he shall we obviously know -- -- put it.
Bring food to help out for the other thing to watch is they want to make the UN thing all about this -- Ronnie an initiative.
Because then that -- Syria and the negativity there in too much less focus -- that also helps all right Ed thanks very much time to time we appreciate it.
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