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He had a huge job at a challenging job it's kind of cool because you get to rebuild instead of fine -- Yeah to put your own stamp on -- And that that's really kind of a nice feeling because there are a lot of things that you can do and today and push and -- to make this thing -- -- You don't have to worry about old old habits and old ways you -- jettisoned many of those and and really focus on a new energy and to that point I have this question for mr.
right -- all those other.
Democrats up there.
What the heck you tweak it Laporte you've got the numbers you have the numbers in the house you've got the numbers -- the -- you don't need Republicans to pass this bill.
If this bill -- all -- that night and a bag of chips and pass that.
And stand on stand on the merits of the argument that -- make it.
So that you can look at -- in two years ago that you bats silly Republicans you you didn't get it then you don't get it now if you right.
If you're wrong you're right that we're gonna say hey.
He still listen to what you should have concluded -- in the bill in the first place in the could have helped.
Oh boy at all it's crazy mindless spending.
On stuff that has nothing to do with stimulating an economy.
I I'd I think there argument I brought back in their -- and Mike you've got the numbers would -- the bill.
This crazy mindless spending.
Could could cause their majorities in either or of the houses of congress are both houses to evaporate and that is -- and tell him.
However judge looking for someone that tickets today so that that -- that they're trying to.
Put at the top box.
Before the upcoming elections so that we can't complain about the bill or can't complain about what happened because you know that -- -- You guys voted for you with a thin and putting this -- together and we're just not biting that apple in the more in the past the Republican -- -- fall all over themselves.
To to do it to be light by the Democrats in congress people we had a majority.
I think those days the long gone and they should be because if you want responsible leadership that leadership sometimes has to take a principled stance.
At the house Republicans did.
And say this is bad legislation it does not further the purpose of the needs of the people of this -- of this country.
So as chairman of the RNC.
Michael Steele do you get do you tee off on senator Collins senator Snowe and senator Specter who seem to be willing to vote for -- I -- well yes than -- I understand why they have to do it I understand particularly in the case -- some -- sent inspectors could have a cup reelect.
-- in 2010 why -- it's so positioned to do it but at the same time you've got to say the itself.
Fundamentally the core principles of the GOP on all matters of finance and economics.
Speak to and argued the judge stated very appropriate at the beginning.
For free markets.
And the constitutional principle that the rights of individuals trump the rights of the -- the government.
And in this case we -- receiving some of those rights to the government.
By him by bailing out.
Industries that don't need it they should -- -- this in the normal course of of markets.
And number two you're downplaying or either in some -- in most cases.
Putting on the back burner the benefits of a free and open marketplace.
That allow schools small businessman -- woman to use the ingenuity and an enterprise to create -- And so.
I think that it's this is -- very important distinction that these guys have got to come to terms with.
And I'm hoping that they leave it there in they're gonna support this thing.
That they're fighting to put in language and in provisions of this bill.
That that stands -- to that particular scrutiny otherwise.
They're gonna have a tough time.
In their reelected their primary got -- -- to -- -- to remember that.
What do you do with rhinos Republicans in name only -- -- -- the snow should be Democrats look I don't know -- I voted with the Republicans you guys would have the votes to kill this beast yeah.
I I don't need guys who who pretend to come out than say while I'm with Republicans on this the gun battles among the things that some core.
That we need to that we need to stay true to.
Premarket smaller government -- limited interference in the lives of individuals empowering those individuals who either through the output -- -- product that's.
Educational process to achieve their dreams.
Governments nowhere in this game and so when you have Republicans.
In the Bush Administration had become a big government report Republican operation.
And the last eighteen months.
That presents a real challenge -- -- problem and that the party -- of the mind right now.
We don't need that noise we we want to stay true to what we've you know our founding principles of what we believed.
And moved from that position which we think -- a better position of strength.
And then and then trying to cozy up to the opposition.
Michael Steele at what point do you does Barack Obama starts speaking positively about the economy.
And are you sat -- I -- -- and -- -- you surprise was still dealing with doom and gloom and can.
I'm deprived because -- developed I think he's you know Communist -- call me you know having grown to appear in -- You know that's what -- those watching -- cynic but I think it's part of a grander scheme.
To get this thing to such a tough position economically.
That the only possible resolution is government an -- -- full fledged unabashed.
And I have a -- were very afraid of that because you look at what they loaded up this bill went.
In the name of stimulants you can -- -- only imagine.
When the day comes when you absolutely have to do have to do it.
What will be in bills like this goodness is -- you know with the left -- the left terrain here you know to have this kind of stuff go through.
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