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Is that the -- to senator tester once played underneath the next request is going to be coming across his desk and that is fifteen billion dollars auto makers.
Committee he works on the committees of banking housing and urban affairs energy -- natural resources -- -- security government affairs small business and entrepreneurship veterans affairs.
Indiana affairs he's got a full play senator tester welcomed the -- It is it is good to be here.
Although I don't agree with this doggedly that the way it was I -- -- -- You like our sense of -- in Maine senator Jon Tester Democrat months and it's a pleasure to hear your voice thank you for joining us shortly government.
-- these auto makers fifteen billion in the Euro on Chris -- and how to run their businesses -- Wagner should be fired.
Even -- Wagner himself said fifteens not enough for her to be accurate Christmas -- -- Well I think it well it's an interesting comment I've heard that one before where that where dictatorship that.
But well wishes -- -- look for solutions and and I think that if there's a proposal that is.
That is do worked -- worked up that two social and agree on -- -- -- things that I have to happen and then -- surely surely take a look at that for example.
The idea of -- -- been floated around a lot.
And I think it only makes Thomas says to have a board this we're going to be loaning out fifteen billion dollars -- -- That would oversee and have real powers.
On these companies because.
You know there's enough blame to go or out but the fact is is I think we need to have a board to to oversee.
Out this loan is going to be I was going to be handled -- and they and the other thing -- is -- an extra protection for the taxpayers which.
Also the board would be doing and so that when the -- -- that we get paid back first.
-- -- is there an example that hardens you to make -- think that'll work.
Well you know I don't know I don't have an example of sand where we I mean get a bit of Chrysler and 97 -- we -- -- might take a billion and a half.
They -- it back over seven years and and I and I think it worked out.
Worked out pretty well they're back again but it's been you know it's been a number of a number of automobiles a number of years later.
-- the other thing that's very important to me and because the all part of what part of the reason I would like to see these companies stay in business because part of our manufacturing base.
And I just think -- we've lost a lot of what we've outsourced a lot of it -- -- the money is actually -- here to increase our manufacturing base.
You know they're they're there could be some viability to and I can package speak to the other side of the issue to as far as that -- -- some real negatives first off fifteen billion dollars.
Is -- -- just six years of Montana's budget I mean that's a lot of money.
And if these guys continue using the same.
Business plan that they've used for the last fifteen years.
They will be back again and that's not want -- to -- taken the money and.
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