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All right two or three minutes allies after the hour Texas senator Ted Cruz heading into his eighteen -- on the senate floor.
And by the -- you looking at -- all the Rand -- lot asking -- -- As he fights for debate on the house bill that will defund obamacare.
And now this senators want -- pass but.
He was not alone is efforts in addition to senator Paul Rand -- Rand Paul right there crews got a little help from his friends.
We can't be special an exceptional without the American dream.
And that's what's being undermined by big government and by obamacare.
And -- at the end of the day is why we're so passionate about this.
That's why this is an issue worth fighting force.
-- right and there he was last night and there is this morning live from Washington DC Florida senator Marco -- good morning to you sir.
Good morning -- better stop drinking coffee after that report about the rats in the -- it.
No kidding which is not a teenager anymore zero K rather I was sure.
That's right they let me ask you this you know we've been reading over the last couple days there are so many there are.
It's a big number of Republican senators.
Who did not want Ted -- to do this.
Kinda start by welcoming Elizabeth to going to be great to -- -- want to that I thought -- -- yeah.
-- -- -- I you're -- I think you're.
And a better place with but -- -- -- anyway that so just to go back for second on your question look I think it's important understand that all Republicans are united all.
On the notion that Obama cares that it needs to be repeal there isn't a single US senator that does not believe that I think the debate is about the right tactics on how to approach this.
And you know that that their concerns are that this somehow would set us back in this effort I just passionately believe two things on a personal level.
I have to be able to go back home and tell people that I did everything I could to stop obamacare because it's gonna hurt people very badly.
And that includes taking this as far as we can announce who were hoping to do.
And the other is I think it's important that we create awareness -- of these issues have a tendency to get lost in the narrative of the day.
I don't think enough people understand that this is right around the corner and the impact it's gonna have on their lives and I think -- This issue goes on on the floor and in the days to come we're gonna make it in a growing number of Americans aware.
How how damaging obamacare is to the people were trying to make it to the people that are working hard to achieve a better life.
Senator you know when you posting here at fearful speech that he gave there for fifty minutes on Twitter -- -- that this -- pick out.
Are you prepared to go down with the ship if indeed it does turn into a blame game with Republicans your name certainly -- treat his name or are going to be there -- -- front runners.
I'm in terms of -- -- wolf -- -- what I mean number one I don't government shutdown that we shouldn't.
But that's a false choice that's basically what the president and Harry -- are basically saying is unless you find obamacare were prepared to shut the entire government down.
Now we have government funding before obamacare we can have -- government funding without obamacare deciding what they're basically saying is if we pass a bill.
That does not fund obamacare the president will veto -- he -- shut down the government over his pet project and that is wrong and people need to be aware of that.
The other thing is the president and his own way is the funding elements of obamacare are ready you know he's.
He's trying to he's already slow down the implementation of the employer mandate -- -- trying to issue -- -- of waivers for example people from this including.
Members of congress so this notion that somehow.
Cannot fund obamacare means we have to shut down a government that's all up to the president and to the Democrats in the senate the other ones that have decided to make that -- -- -- So just just done Steve's question is solid or are you against would take cruises doing -- you feel so this is very euphoric.
The markets -- -- the party how Clark let me say this we are now we are now have the ability.
To spend a -- last eighteen hours -- has done and those of us who tried to help them and others to inform the American public about the reality of -- -- -- mean to their lives.
How can that be a negative as a growing number of Americans become aware of how damaging this bill's going to be to their lives and to our economy.
I think that can only be benefit us and of course benefit the country.
So I don't see the downside to spending time educating the American people about how dangerous and someone here in the minority as we are in the senate.
That's one of the few opportunities we have to do that.
So -- is the end game senator.
While I mean my hope would be that the end game is WEP -- pressure.
What do you well I think that right now looks like it's the Democrats -- stubbornly dug him.
And are basically saying that the only -- they will pass out of here it's one that funds the government but only in the funds obamacare.
And they won election so they do have the majority it's alternately.
That may be the direction that we're headed.
But -- -- is the American people know people will be on record we -- hours away from from senators having to record their vote and they are Democrats who come from states where people.
Are going to be badly hurt by obamacare and they're gonna have to explain to people why they -- Wasting taxpayer money on such a damaging programs in the country like ten what senator and Republican at that Twitter and the FOX & Friends.
Email and there are a lot of people out there who feel that you know it may be a lost cause maybe the numbers aren't there in that in a final.
Vote tally but they do admire Ted Cruz for stand -- up.
Being a patriot and doing what he can do and obviously that's why you like your name -- -- time to try to help him block of you know that.
This whole thing is going on right there.
If I didn't -- -- senator.
Well the bottom line is that we're we're not just here in order to try to make a difference and sometimes a difference begins.
By communicating to our people -- the good news as.
We -- more ways to communicate with everyday Americans than ever before.
The social media through fox through other outlets I think a growing I think Americans are more -- this morning than they were last night yet of why Obama cares about for the country.
Senator what about the fact that this thing is that with all the waivers -- all the problems within -- -- implement a one most states.
-- -- you have now taken the narrative away from the disaster which seems to be this law.
And now put it on your -- as obstructionists allowed yourself to the problem -- pretty that was about to explode.
But that's impossible because do you think someone was about to get moved from full time to part time is gonna somehow be confused about the narrative.
-- -- someone is gonna losers that existing health care coverage and their relationship -- doctor.
But somehow gonna be confused about -- -- -- -- -- either this doesn't do anything all that but there are first of all what's happening now is a growing awareness around this country that obamacare is not what it was sold out this is not free and cheap insurance for everyone wants it this is a -- this is hurting people were trying to make it.
Here's the one more point I think is becoming apparent to people and this is -- of big government which obamacare is a part of the people who have made it.
Really rich people big corporations they can deal with the stuff they don't like it but they can deal with -- -- you know was not going to be able to deal with the implications of obamacare.
The people more trying to make it the people -- can't hire lobbyists.
To come here to Washington and get them a waiver or an exemption.
They're gonna pay the price and I think people are more aware that this morning than they were last night that reality and I think that's only gonna increase in the hours and days to come and ultimately.
I think that will lead.
Whether it's next week next month or next year.
That will lead to the repeal of this terrible terrible law.
Little you're right of people got an earful and are getting an earful about obamacare and what it's going -- would do the country.
A senator Marco Rubio thank you very much for joining us live we're gonna see you -- -- have more personal messages for Elizabeth -- how has has great they're great to have her in on TV here box that piracy act and Eric thank you.
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