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I senator good to see you thank you debated on that thank thanks so much for having me today all right well that why has meeting went well last night.
Well makes you wonder why they even had the meeting it didn't it sound like a decision to negotiate to not negotiate.
Didn't seem that much was even planned by the president and he really hasn't shown very much leadership at all in in the runup to this as well as during that.
They shut down so you can take a look at what's happening out there and you have many people think boy this is making it even more painful than it needed to be.
I just want to play a quick the clip of President Obama talking about this on putting the blame of -- at fairly and squarely on New York.
Shoulders as Republicans has the president.
We're -- worrying that the services they depend on will be disrupted their.
And the worst part is this time it's not because of a once in a lifetime recession.
Isn't happening because of some.
Because of a reckless Republican shut down in Washington.
A reckless Republicans shot -- senate and it wooded area.
That a lot of people around the country according to the polls at least would agree with the president's.
Woods from this morning.
Well people make their own decisions I think that the president and the Democrats are being very unreasonable under appearing on reasonable especially in the things that you see.
The way that.
They brought out barriers to close off the World War II memorial from individuals who our heroes of that war this is an -- -- Marble.
Monument and to think that that has to have barriers surrounding it -- the government's closed down there.
-- the National Park Service today have no employees no funding and they -- that's close down.
You know in my home state of Wyoming what we've seen -- places where this administration.
Under I believe -- direction.
Has put barriers.
On places where people just turn out from -- off the road.
To take pictures there's no one else there is just a tough spot in the road in the putting barriers there to prevent the public from taking pictures.
It just seems like.
Punishment of the public in an effort to make a political point but that -- and the but the point.
They make verbally at least if not politically.
Is that this would not be happening senate.
If there wasn't this attempt by Republicans.
Pieces of legislation.
Regarding Obama caddie Affordable Care Act I totally separate issue to a continuing resolution wind -- Just -- offer a clean continuing resolution to fund the government.
And deal with Obama -- if you hated so much in a separate piece of legislation that.
Does seem to make some sense.
Well two things one is that resolution has passed the senate -- I voted against it.
But it's now up to the house to determine what they want to do.
But I think all the we're looking for is basic fairness the president has gone around and outside the law of the Obama health care law he's granted special.
Two businesses saying that the individual that the employer mandate they can delay that for a year he's provided the president is also provided special exemptions.
For members of congress for the senate the house and -- so why shouldn't all Americans have to live under this including.
The White House staff members of the house members of the senate is just a matter of basic fairness let's give.
A one year extension of the mandate.
Is -- -- as the president is giving to businesses as I was in a health fair and level Wyoming last weekend and -- -- -- the bosses get a break but not the workers why is it that the bosses don't have to.
Comply with the law with the president decided unilaterally.
While we're looking for is basic fairness here.
I'm senator one on one last question is the Tea Party wing of the Republican body running the body right now.
-- -- Americans and Republicans are united.
In their opposition.
To the president's health care law which is bad for patients it's bad for.
The nurses and doctors -- take care those patients and all of us agree it's terrible for taxpayers.
The president's goal for health reform was one that people agreed on but we were looking for.
For so people get the care they need.
From a doctor they choose -- lower cost and those promises have been broken and now we see with the exchanges.
It's it's really a matter of buyer -- -- All right senator John Barrasso Republican from the great state of Wyoming thank you very much indeed say great to see senator.
Thanks for having me.
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