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Well final over the country boasting that construction projects are putting America back to work and -- -- the -- actually costing you the American taxpayer up to 101000 dollars.
-- Illinois congressman -- -- wants to cut spending on the sign that he is not alone the idea at this week's -- cut winner congressman socked joins us now talk about it.
Parents are -- -- -- ball he -- us what you cut it -- people know about that.
Sure Shannon it's really the house republicans' response to the American people who have said.
We need to cut we need to cut back just like American the American people are living within their means there.
Upset with runaway spending in Washington DC the record deficits that this congress and president or running up.
And sold the Democrats of course constantly say well -- -- you cut what specifically.
I should we eliminate.
And -- oftentimes they say they would be very painful cuts if we live within our means and so the house Republicans have started the -- cut.
Web site which is simply a place for the American people can log on.
And actually registered their ideas members of congress -- cells can register our ideas and then the American people vote on them and say hey I think this is a good idea to cut.
This is a painless cut and last week's winner was my idea to basically eliminate.
-- necessary roadway signs which are the stimulus signs we've already spent one year tens of millions dollars on it.
The projections if we don't stop.
Producing these signs over the course the stimulus program will spend nearly 200 million dollars on the sides and not doing anything.
The people work there certainly not infrastructure.
And I don't wanna ask the next generation Americans to pay.
-- look course there was response from the White House coming via Robert Gibbs the white house Press Secretary saying well hey I'm glad I Republicans -- complaining about these signs have noticed there are 111000 road projects under way.
They have a right at least put the sign up to show people what's happening to tell what they're doing.
Well I think that's a little comical the idea that we as.
As the fiduciary responsibility for tax dollars.
Elected officials have to tell people.
Where we're spending their money the idea that my constituents or taxpayers around the country would drive by a road project or a public works project and think that anybody other than them -- their tax dollars is paying for it is an insult their intelligence furthermore what if every unit of government did that what if -- City City Council put aside every time they paid -- sidewalk or your state government put up a sign every time they spent money.
It's an unnecessary overhead expense at a time we don't have the money.
The money being paid for these signs is is borrowed money.
And I would argue it's not what was sold to the American people they said they're gonna put people to work with 25%.
In the construction industry alone.
The construction workers in my -- your understanding of that money be better spent on roads and bridges that on a bunch of -- Metal signs -- is -- -- quickly ask you -- who do you think that this controversy coming to -- is in -- -- -- impact.
What the administration dealt with these signs going forward on future projects -- think.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Well.
I know one thing the house Republicans have offered over a hundred billion dollars in cuts in the last couple months since we started this you cut web site.
And it the American people respond favorably to our ideas in the November elections and they reward us with the gavel come next year.
I think one of the first acts of the next congress with a Republican majority will be to bring forward these hundred billion dollars in cuts and many more.
Just to begin right sizing this budget and -- -- -- -- the beginning of the -- the beginning of the battle to live within our -- and make some -- -- unnecessary cuts.
Congressman -- exceeded eight thanks for giving -- pretty -- Sunday.
-- to be with -- -- thanks.
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