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Lot of news gets made this week in the foreign policy world so while were talking we have the siege in Nairobi in the mall horrible.
We had yesterday we learned we were about to go on the air pat.
What was it 74 -- 3% of Christians -- -- killed and massacred in Pakistan.
And we have the Iranian President just elected rule on -- with this new moderate face.
Coming here to New York this week and undoubtedly is going to be President Obama they have -- announced that.
But the tea -- Alice that meeting it's gonna happen.
What do you think he will get rolled.
-- by -- that's the -- you know role players.
Well I understand one thing about Iran so we all started with a hostage crisis in 1970 known.
-- marine barracks being blown up in 1983 and -- -- was present 241 Marines killed.
All the roadside devices of the Rand was run that was something in Hawaii days CI AD made in Iran made in Iran and provided by the Iranians in -- There's in Afghanistan and Iraq their support of Hamas and all of the other terrorist groups from around -- Look for thirty some years.
A brand has been a war with the United States.
And now they're driving toward -- nuclear weapon and all of a sudden we have this new moderate pace.
Who comes ounces all happy you know happy new year to choose and you know it could compete for Adam Walsh is an argument about -- -- -- what the united.
And meanwhile the -- is still -- -- The country.
This is to pretend that this is something this is call we now know how to get the United States if you engage and so they can finish rapidly.
Your mood they're upset with the sanctions but they're driving toward a nuclear weapon in any body has to be naive not to believe it.
And what they're doing is taking advantage of the Syrian situation where the president look like he was god knows it back that clown team has around.
Did not know what they would do -- where they -- And he gets saved by mr.
Putin who's taking them.
-- so so pat is the perception in Tehran and Moscow and Beijing and elsewhere.
We have march in the Oval Office yes there was once they're famous for phrase used by another present -- -- -- -- out.
Right and it's a Nixon used to -- -- all the time.
Mao Tse Tung would say proceeds with -- and -- If feeling founder much.
Content you can get if you -- steel.
Retreat right this guy is much -- I think they say they believe -- can -- -- and the president has been look the policies and -- the Middle East is so dangerous.
We saw Libya's turned to crap that was an adventure.
Egypt where we had supported the Muslim Brotherhood and that people rose up and Muslim brotherhood of course was.
-- -- -- bad group in my opinion Syrian situation but the most critical ball is in what terrifies the region and that's really the sub politics obscure.
-- Marines giving -- ball.
And they're gonna get one and he's -- destabilize.
It that's assuming the Israelis don't move and in light of their need for survival.
They don't have -- -- We have threaten people you know it's a thing from me when your kid you know Huff and -- and -- -- over in -- the bullet.
It's all -- and what does Netanyahu think of the Obama John Kerry handling of the Syrian problem.
I doubt that people were enthusiastic and be addressed and they must be reading it for the Iranian situation got a red line drawn here.
They didn't pay -- well you know what did you do to that point.
Yes you know the -- comments from.
-- bomb president Obama's two former secretary defenses.
Gates who was holdover from bush and Panetta Panetta and at a particular.
About drawing red lines in not keeping them the minute you do something like that and back.
And -- don't want it to me you're going not follow through and then give.
On the anniversary happen happening -- Needs is as I described the slow forward describe policies either naive -- feckless -- -- And that's true and meanwhile we have -- also going to -- Good part of his running in the world.
Running the world and he's got to get all this done before the end of December so I can be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize which is.
Absolutely a -- that he will be.
Well how many go to war -- I thought -- is it while I mean really this is I mean.
Anyway and -- go back to investor I assume so depressing them down but this is -- going you -- weak in the press let me just say we -- at the anniversary for all morning.
Of the president last year when he went -- -- Spinning that.
That -- story about the video to the world.
While they covered up to bring about him out of what really happened none of which banks to -- Terrible Republican leadership in and speaker Boehner has anything ever been done to get to the truth we did -- hearings.
A week or so ago -- admiral Mullen and with Tom Pickering who -- the quote the inside panel and we found out.
That from Cheryl Mills was meeting -- and editing their comments we've been ever interviewed the secretary of state debris after.
On everything I mean talk about an inside job.
It was embarrassing but nothing's happened because -- -- -- won't touch the story and because of the terrible terrible.
Incompetent and -- I think in this case.
-- -- complicit as Frank Wolf so completely just because Obama Virginia has advocated the select committee has a 178 members and unknown means and there wasn't 178 Republicans have -- -- all of those select committee.
And the speaker is apparently leaning more toward oh god -- -- -- months -- got him but believe me that you heard here first they've got him by the shore here are some.
They got something on -- that's the only answer for his failure to do to.
Or have so so let's let's take that and use it for the main discussion now of what is coming with the government shut down a week from today if the obamacare is not defund it.
We had last week and we're gonna show us they are number six this is.
-- on tape of the speaker so let's run that first and then we'll talk about.
Some we've got to a lot of divergent opinions in the caucus in the -- Through any leadership job is to listen.
No obvious here during the Gingrich era.
-- little plaque that was in those office.
And it was for as of management model listen.
Learn help and lead.
We listened to -- colleagues over the course of the last week with a plan that they're happy with -- forward.
They have -- they have they planned -- happy with and we are going forward in other words.
The members of the Republican conference.
Wanna go the direction we're going high as speaker can't stop them otherwise I won't be speaker anymore right majority rules.
But on the bank got to think a majority doesn't super majority -- a simple majority as a rule so I didn't -- on this one that's because they don't care enough about -- does it.
The answer is do we -- Americans -- you know this is the problem of a lack you know one thing you can say and what do we really command and certainly I have.
We all -- Taken -- task.
The Republicans in the and the driving thing -- -- -- -- -- useless and stupid strategy.
And as opposed to being effectively stop and Obama.
But at least there's some principal.
When will we have that you don't want let me just say this about I've read this yesterday and it's true.
Of wall street journal editorial about this over the week.
If there or if the Republicans were serious about wanting to fund -- they would start by taking on that exemption they gave themselves.
And all the congressmen their staff -- which the media's helpfully not really told all the country.
Which is they were supposed to be covered under obamacare and you see exchanges.
And it was in the -- -- screaming and yelling because what would calls the staffs from both parties.
President came down cut a deal -- Boehner and the Republicans and the -- -- -- it despite the fact that symbol.
They issued a regulation.
Out of some out of one office of personal management -- -- will still pay yourself to some of them so the bottom line being that the members of congress and their staffs.
Won't get what the American people don't get and we will pay for.
And that should be a firestorm.
-- why isn't that being proposed.
What is wrong with that same thing with which you review robberies John and -- and -- The IRS.
78 to seventeen in the fox hole.
Not have the -- regularly kill obamacare kill no way that can kill the IRA and -- as opposed to eight get funding and strategy.
Which is going to fail which will -- they could shut down the government to the disaster of the republic and by the way which gives all the Democrats once again -- As -- political strategy not making them members.
Take tough votes on Obama -- be keeping an easy way else.
This looks like a lose lose lose -- -- and then the other way it loses as as I was reading to try to get ready for this week and what happens from the government shut them.
Has more power when the government shut them to.
Inside the executive branch.
What stays open and -- close right so the Republicans by doing those things are gonna hand Obama more power.
Which they always decry this executive actions of -- -- is doing.
He'll be able now to say I'm keeping all of obamacare open and I'm going to close down things that Republicans and conservatives like.
They're both about and that's all -- All -- I mean it is.
To quote -- repercussions.
Network yesterday normally if you close down the government the Republicans always lose and that's this did this goes -- one of the illusion.
What we're hearing now is what -- it reminds me in just reminded John of 2012.
From which the -- Republicans.
Kept talking themselves subject Obama's gonna lose because the economy we have -- wonderful Romney campaign.
Romney will we will win the -- everything will be good.
And believing it right up until the disaster and then after the election pretending that they didn't misread.
So what does that lead to -- changing misreading history 94 wasn't really that bad which is -- Because as Doug we here you would say several re elected bill -- he was pulled from reelected Bill Clinton -- -- And -- Newt Gingrich and and and exactly ruin your -- Gingrich.
And you don't you don't learn from that and then we have this thing of the -- really for which gets us to.
More good closer look at it took or Walt put up -- come back -- this break.
As a great calls for -- fell explains how not every poll should be paid attention to right.
So for -- and dog will be right here on -- they will be right back.
We're back and probably -- Packard bell doctor doctor Doug -- has arrived -- through.
Motorcades and UN carrier's parent that's -- things I -- of being.
With my colleagues and political insiders either that or you could say that the administration so frustrated with -- that they did all they could to keep you out of it you take.
Well you know because they -- we did do -- Alan Dershowitz is 75 birthday they did but I would tell you what I did.
Managed to sit and have dinner with the aforementioned David Axelrod.
He told me that.
-- is the most dangerous man in America so look at it this way.
If you call that an enemy's list that you've been -- about bipartisan enemies -- that's right.
Personal Richard Nixon's and I'm probably the oldest one Obama's you know in my -- -- -- -- and he's gonna you're definitely on IU.
-- remember him.
That type of -- -- -- -- up in our listeners let's go to poll number five we used to yesterday.
We now have two great pollsters to tell us a little bit about how not every poll.
Should necessarily be listened Rasmussen last Tuesday Wednesday.
Would you shut down the government until congress cuts obamacare.
According -- apple 51% say yes forty no.
And as I've said yesterday on our show no doubt Republican congressman are using this -- to justify.
What they are going to do this.
Right the problem with that -- and -- have I'm -- more to say about this it doesn't really reflect reality is we know why first of all.
It's an issue that we don't deal with every day people don't talk about shutting the government down.
Second people don't understand the implications of what -- shutdown of the government means for our country and our democracy.
And third since there are no.
-- being blocked from coming to Washington anyone who's not performing an essential function in the government.
Arguably not being paid and one other thing.
Which the right has failed to appreciate.
The determination of what's essential.
Comes from the Obama administration.
So the shutdown is not something that has just done the Obama administration.
Does this shut out.
These idiots are giving him their enemy that are opponent Obama more.
Are they doing -- -- -- -- -- they're making his day.
Yeah now they're making his -- because the one thing.
That the president and Democrats need.
Is to have the Republicans in the tent in the toilet if you will.
Over -- shutdown that is what they're hoping for for the in the house and the hole in the senate.
-- by the way -- back for the rest -- there's some that that question is doubtful I think border.
And by the way there's three other polls at the same time Olympic -- the problem is this.
Cherry picking numbers.
That -- -- -- balloting would you what would you why you're into your myopia of madness and that is this probably has had is detrimental effect on the but I guarantee you this isn't the case except where.
The hard Republican base and you know -- the question is is it as we've said beginning.
You could stop you could stop obamacare you.
Or you could lose and in Duluth and Doug's point is right which is it's a confluence of all what's this will be its own by name them.
We had the stock market go down a lot on Friday after we did I don't know what's happened -- that.
But let's look at this week leading into the weekend when this thing is gonna accelerate right so.
The thing where we -- an hour the thing -- in the senate that the house passed on for.
Harry Reid is already set on putting obamacare back in.
The continuing resolution which will pass -- -- -- went right at ten -- for all their talk they can't stop America okay.
They're going to wait apparently till the last night which is Sunday night.
To send it back to the house to force Boehner.
-- -- right before midnight to make a decision either he puts up a clean one with obamacare and it.
And they vote obviously.
My my guess is they're not gonna do that -- what I've read and pat may have Jon you too.
Different information to better information.
They either send it back with obamacare -- it or they take elements of Obama care.
Like the individual mandate and send that back but the senate Democrats are not gonna go for anything.
At all that is in quote clean.
This is the problem.
With having a backup strategy -- last minute -- -- won't work as opposed to a strategy if they -- for two months.
And building their case forced him to Democrats over delay on them on the rightful argument of you know you did -- for employers how about people listening is -- working.
And forcing Democrats to face that we might be in that situation.
But -- wasted all the time on something that it will fail and gives Democrats cover is a strategy that strikes me is.
I'm sorry I just don't get it -- indeed I think it's the only place risk because here's what the Democrats wanted to move your right Doug and they send it back just before midnight.
And the government shuts down that is what.
The Democrats and Obama it's happened correct colonial walking in training and Jane Pratt -- could.
Get enough votes for me.
Regular resolution for three months without the removal of obamacare if the Democrats voted for and he hit -- -- Republican but he won't do it here's the problem.
First John it's three months it's not even a year right.
Second it means we're just kicking the can down the road is its third from his pointed fingers.
What's good is he really -- He's going against the majority of his caucus two thirds of his caucus.
To get something that is a stock act for three months we will only be -- could well lose the speakership.
So he basically.
Through it is -- is -- -- as -- my guys want -- that's why won't he do a select committee on bank -- was a 178.
Members of his caucus asking for.
He won't -- defied them -- -- that right but he'll give in on this.
I don't know the answer to that.
-- I suspect.
And again maybe pat.
Has its more either information or better.
Thinking that I -- -- it.
There must be something going on -- -- Boehner.
That's right where he feels vulnerable that if he does that.
Personal political interest.
Or worse will be put into question you have to at some point you have to -- -- to back at some point -- -- got a kick him because US right question gone.
Why would you not do -- on something that's so important.
Where the honorary -- to your members but to the country.
And you the truth and with the administration so vulnerable.
In yet on the same time turn around and give in on this because what it has more publicity than I don't know it doesn't we've had this gentleman I think talent.
Fox News US and see that you have written us before here and he's thinking like I think we are.
Obama had egg on his face with scandals and Syria and what is the GOP do they give Obama distraction.
On personal replies.
It is exactly right I mean.
I must tell you.
The GOP strategy couldn't make less sense.
Yeah it plays to the basically even the base would accept a strategy that was less aggressive and more practical.
The Republicans still to go back to something pat and I and John certainly you've talked about.
There's no overarching strategy no overarching plan the only Republican strategy is just say no loudly.
And say no it away that is arguably very much counterproductive.
But I'll read this one rather than doing what the people of -- -- us -- law fed.
Rather than doing what the people of their area sent them to congress to do parentheses vote against obamacare cold -- since the politicians sit around.
Trying to think of Walt would benefit them not the people well exactly as I said if you wanted to -- you know.
There are that is the reason is I've raised the special exemption which by the way firestorm if if the Republicans weren't in the deal.
But which I explainer what are.
We've been the delay than delay if you wanna stop obamacare we.
On the sport.
-- -- the delay go after the IRS it's seven needs seventeen issue 68%.
Of Democrats in the direction running -- You wanted one and that you won't stop this thing that we do it instead -- go all the clip in this myopia.
I'll be funding the whole thing about -- something is all of the books and you can't affect anyway.
And so you lose the opportunity to a major case to force Democrats to vote I'm with you Doug I do not get it.
And that is Wednesday this Bates deal say this book -- they've voted I think.
Forty times in the house to repeal Obama care.
It doesn't even go to personal injury it's all -- -- -- -- for the days and so if they were seriously would have taken this in 2012 on the court gave them of the camera.
On the mandates being attacks after Roberts is wonderful courageous decision to reverse himself in and decide to.
-- by the way you have power in the tax which the administration never -- And ended rejected that argument.
Instead of using thin which is repealed attack from there we talk about premier repeal the -- repeal law it was my Islam.
Now they just think you Democrats vote vote here in May actually on both to do what I happen.
No understanding that your job is to defeat we're running out of time we got twenty seconds each -- A week from sun open next Sunday we're going to be on and Monday where will this thing being Sunday and -- and -- twenty seconds governments.
Oh my god.
-- home mind.
I think you you mean you -- My -- study yesterday.
There's no doubt this and he just lemmings all the clip.
And will Republicans get hammered for Cassel yes then they'll fold.
No goal and I don't know I think have been on the right and Ted Cruz -- still well.
-- -- -- The country is ready for something else and these two groups -- losers major party will continue on that theme repeatedly will be back with you all 340 yourself on Sunday on Fox News Channel.
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