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Let's talk a little bit about what this means for us as well as the voters that are going -- the mid terms election elections -- and what it means for the Oval Office.
Bob Beckel is a professor of advanced political studies at George Washington University also Fox News contributor.
And run by -- served as communications director to former house speaker Dennis pastor he was -- to a senior advisor to former senate majority leader Trent Lott.
So Bob let's start up -- you what changes now that Rahm Emanuel is gone.
First of all that.
-- let's take a look just for a minute of it the response that -- had in that room army.
It's it's unusual for chief of staff to have that kind of overwhelming emotion directed pursuing you know -- -- in the last few years there were.
Remarkable to me is how little infighting there was in the White House and how few real big leaks there were.
-- really was serious seeing control.
That operation I think Obama made exactly the right choice.
He's going to be tough he's going to be a tough act to follow Pete Rouse -- knows Capitol Hill and that's where really the action is going to be.
When we come back -- and whatever happens in this election.
There's going to be a lame duck session of congress -- got to deal with taxes -- in a position to do that I think they're serious about the interim job by the way.
I think there will be a new chief of staff sometime early next year but in the meantime.
I think -- is a big loss.
And I think from the standpoint of what happens in the elections.
Not much different is gonna happen I mean -- rounds there or not.
In Iran your thoughts -- that -- made a good point is about the temperament.
-- Rahm Emanuel and that was brought up several times both by the president and I'm by mr.
Emanuel as well.
I -- described him as a lightning rod or even a human shield for the president took a lot of roles.
-- kind of the bad boy if you will that administration -- of that office it could take several now I think Ron.
Well you know that's actually right I don't think a lot of is going to get done differently -- it was done before and let me just say in the speech -- it was a very nice speech.
But I kept getting this feeling in the back of my head that they sort of should have had a mission accomplished banner behind them.
-- -- is if all the problems have been solved.
And we have -- tremendous unemployment in this country we have skyrocketing deficit and that's and I felt like it was this it was too much of a celebration.
On and I have obviously a major staff change in in Rahm Emanuel did work -- make sacrifices.
But I think this is really designed to help rhyme -- run for mayor of Chicago the -- about.
National podium and they are nice launching pad from Pete Rouse is very respected he's -- he is a senate he's he's he's been in the senate for decades people really -- really like -- and trust him and he has -- democratic aides.
Who have worked with him in town.
And I think he'll be tremendous they have asset to president about it especially.
It when the house flips to become Republicans should the -- -- should get very close but only Pete Rouse is experience especially in major bills level takes sixty vote.
It's about quick thoughts on that as well because we did not hear from -- he did not make any sort of statement.
And you are -- talking a little bit previously about what this could mean when we come back from mid terms are elections do you think.
-- we're gonna see more compromise it seems like -- -- has that reputation as a president says she lacked.
To solve problems like Pete fix it are we gonna see some coming together between the parties as as facilitated by -- Routes rather see that's where I think the advantage -- is gonna have over Emmanuel who was a confrontational guy by the what you saw -- -- up.
That's very rare to see that and I agree by the way that it was.
As sendoff to run for mayor of Chicago.
Which is exactly -- you don't talk about problems you talk about what you should see -- but.
Having said that I think grasses the kind of guy that he's going to be -- -- figure out for example.
Had to work this is tax bill out which is -- -- that in the lame duck session so.
I think -- probably probably better -- doing that than Emmanuel frankly.
And I also think -- the -- Chicago the Romney can win that you know when handled quick final thought -- if Rouse is his temporary could take that position permit.
-- right -- that's a really good question you know it's it's really unclear there's a long list of folks that now we've all read about in the media.
You know we're not sure how long he'll stay as interim.
Chief of staff and will he be there.
During the lame duck -- -- imagine he would be.
But whoever they picker is going to have to have a -- -- to have the temperament and hopefully.
They'll really get some things done.
And done in a bipartisan way than they have in the past two years which is pretty much been.
Partisan infighting in passing bills on time partisan votes.
-- interesting few weeks into the mid terms and then after that -- -- -- a lame duck got session Bob then Ron thank you very much helping it kind of goes through that process.
And we'll talk she was against and thank you thinking I say Bob Beckel for chief of staff and my arm that I definitely I he'd be an asset.
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