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Congressman -- you you are now a member of the 111.
So the newest member of the house is Republican Charles as you after pulling up a major win for Republicans back in Hawaii.
Did you want a special election what is referred to as president Obama's home district in Honolulu taking -- house seat held by Democrats more than twenty years congressman as you.
Joins me now offered its first cable news interview since being elected and sworn in how are you can graduation ahead.
Welcome to -- thank you -- the line a long way from Waikiki.
And I think you'll you'll understand that as well.
Well what is the biggest challenge do you believe that's facing our country.
Today here's morning.
We'll -- thank you very much for having me on.
Certainly clearly what we have to tackle in the United States congress is getting it took control of a ballooning budget deficits and bring down the size of a national debt.
If we don't tackle this it will consume us what will you do about it -- Well it certainly adding that several things I am very -- very eager I would put him at first they had the job.
The first thing -- do you officially as a member of the United States congress is co signed legislation.
Mandating balanced budget for the federal government or you can actually what -- -- you got your work cut out for you know the Death -- act thirteen trillion dollars did you know that.
I -- everything they have trillions and -- -- yes and unfortunately we're well on the way to -- -- fourteen trillion dollars but you know what we need to tackle this -- -- will tackle us.
You have to look no further than what's going on in Greece to realize if government spending is not get we don't get controlled by government spending.
It will consume our nation and another with a lot of issues and a lot of things that we need and can look at here.
But over the long term it is a budget deficits in the national debt.
Which have got to get this your tension in the united congress and hasn't -- sufficient density is that would.
Voters told you.
In Hawaii -- -- -- major -- tell you -- -- tonight.
I campaign -- a very clear simple message that I understand every single dollar the government stands.
-- for a family like yours.
And unfortunately today the United States government spending too much of your money even with that spending and -- programs that don't work.
Even with that we have no plan to pay back that money.
Other than they had the bill over to our nation's children that's responsible that's what needs change.
That is what -- -- the elected to the -- -- Democrats split the vote in your home district.
-- you were in the general election five months from now.
Do you change your message between now and November can you win and a heavily democratic district.
You know I have spent my entire political career vs the state representative Dennis -- of the City Council member and now it's -- -- to congressman.
I've won every single election doing two things number one working extremely hard and -- -- building and around a strong message built a fiscal responsibility.
Honestly that the only way I know how to campaign that's I campaign when this -- this this election that's not going to campaign this coming November.
And his message that resonated -- -- I think resonates across our nation we're watching his swearing in of videotape now on the monitor here in New York what was that like for you day one.
Had -- list exhilarating it was exciting is extraordinarily.
For myself my father immigrated to the United States and China my mother immigrated to this nation had a plan.
It's amazing experience.
To be able to sway in the US congressman -- look back and consider that had I grown up.
I've been a resident of either the home countries of my parents this would have never occurred.
But the -- the good fortune that I am an American.
How this humbling and amazing privilege.
Remember the House of Representatives congratulations to you again -- three children enjoy you got your work cut out for you my friend yes I did thank you for your time.
Charles did you behind us come visit us in Hawaii where blood available take -- well ahead of a surprise we've got out of that.
We like that I.
Thank you very much.
Well he is a big question today.
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