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-- congress and Michelle Bachman was there at the World War II memorial when this all happened yesterday take a listen to what.
One of the veterans from Mississippi had to say about the government sat down.
Feel real man about bed and now.
We have a kind of a hard time there's you can -- -- today.
Although from World War II veteran.
Looking at now normalization.
Understanding some things and this kind of heartwarming and heart break -- -- about it and we hope that they get things worked out.
Minnesota congress -- Michelle Bachmann joins us live.
-- and good morning great to see -- morning good to see you so.
All this played out yesterday you you haven't been out for a walk and heard about this -- and rushed over to see which you could do is that right.
That's right I had gotten an email that says that there is to work or two -- that are showing up to Moammar Al.
And there is a call for members of congress to come and help get the man and I happen to be out on the malls are ran all over.
And I was on the opposite side of the barricade I quit took a couple of photos and I couldn't believe what I was seeing because it was bosses.
And there were 84 in 99 year old veterans that were held away on the other side.
So a couple members brought -- scissors they cut the yellow police tape they opened the barriers.
A bag piper led the way and then we all helped the world -- to veterans.
Walk around the monument and it was really a wonderful experience.
And we occurred today that again they might bring mounted police.
And some members of congress are planning to go down again today to help them -- a and there's a group coming up from Illinois there's another great coming and I think for Missouri so.
And I heard Russell be -- let me ask this congress Simon I mean it it appears that Democrats.
They are happy to let this happen right because they're saying it's all your fault Republicans.
This standoff -- you're doing tonight are gonna put up with the consequences because -- bill's been brought forth.
Why don't we open a -- -- that we support the VA and they're getting shot down shut down one after the others I mean it isn't that they seem to -- and join -- to some extent.
Well that's what was so ridiculous here we were on the ground and we saw how this would impact people war.
95 years old wanting to see their memorial yesterday so we introduced the bill yesterday to open these memorial.
The Democrats voted it down.
It's -- now we're putting that same bill on the floor today so that it can pass only with Republican votes.
We just need a simple majority we're actually trying to solve problems right now this -- and pull -- -- call.
We're trying to solve these problems so that the World War II veterans who I'm not kidding for a lot of these guys this was a trip of a lifetime.
And they deserve businesses is seventy years ago when they served -- of World War II.
They deserve being able to get it didn't matter how PSA if you don't kinda -- to shut these places up when you open park should have walked -- -- -- like closing -- park.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- In the -- with this than that we're just gonna shut down is places and it's all of -- publicly for you don't.
-- course and that's why we're planning to be there every single day to help them.
To make sure that they can get and now the fountains are turned off they won't see the fountains lighting is turned off.
But as you said Martha it's open any error.
And so all we wanna do is be there because of its top -- -- 95 years old to open an interior yourself so we want to be there to get some authority to say let these people -- they deserve it realistic look at some of what happened on the floor yesterday let's -- listening to thoughts on it.
This is a game there this is a game.
There is no excuse for not opening up.
All of government all there is not any excuse for leaving some employees behind why you take care of others there is no excuse.
This is a waste of time it's not going any place thank heavens.
But what it kids.
Is not at that what they're talking about parks -- -- -- civil -- District of Columbia.
It's -- -- out the Affordable Care Act.
You know we had numbers yesterday congresswoman.
At congressional approval ratings are at 10%.
And I think people just look at -- -- -- Gotta be kidding me.
I mean let's the veterans into the park is an open -- -- but but let's get this show on the road and they they really blame both sides and you know the -- seems to fall more significantly.
On the Republican side and there are some indications from some.
Members of congress that they are getting a little nervous about this they're getting anxious they might want to pull the plug on S and it represented newness says that he thinks that.
People are holding out on the Republican side like you calling them lemmings.
We know I think what we're seeing with the mainstream media is it's always the republicans' fault it doesn't matter what happens.
But it it's the Republicans have put forth for a different bills to solve this including one bill said can we just sit down and talk and we sit down and do our conference committee.
And figure this out.
There's only one for position that the president hasn't Harry Reid and that's their way a 100% and don't forget Martha.
President Obama on his own has changed Obama care against the constitution is changed at nineteen different times.
And so he thinks that we're just supposed to find.
Whatever it is he comes up what he doesn't work that way this president can't get the idea that everything has to be only he is way.
We have election certificates to.
And what we're trying to do is get the best possible deal for the American people it's not about President Obama it's about the people that we serve and that's why we're here tonight -- and thank you for being are going to be watching today we'll see if he -- back parks open and some of the other things on -- list to try to put it through on a majority only vote.
In the house today is so black black to watch thank you very much easier than.
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