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Now though you just heard Tea Party folks are not happy with the latest -- he's spending cuts and neither is my next guest but he still plans to vote for those very cuts Illinois Republican partisan.
Joan Walsh started right now congress of what do you make of the disappointed on the part of that prominent Tea Party here that you guys aren't cutting -- not doing enough.
You know -- in many ways -- with -- there's no more Tea Party.
Class -- this freshman class in in this class there's more no more Tea Party freshman.
And there's a part of me that's very.
Disappointed that we're just gonna extend this for a couple more weeks get four billion in cuts when you're against that -- I don't know I wanna see specifically what the cuts are but I'll say this -- -- got to give the speaker in the Republican leadership some credit.
This freshman class has had an influence on them.
There are four billion dollars worth of cuts in this two week thing.
Which if you if you extrapolate that over the course of the year that -- -- that that's on par with what we voted for.
None out that we -- but those four billion dollars in cuts are believed closed after the where what the president had sort of marked.
Anyway and his ledger -- the -- seems to be at least from some Tea Party is not only your right summer personally during this time.
That that you guys -- -- losing your verve.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- I won't let it in there are too many of us that won't let it happen it Jennifer earlier I think collude with the fact that all policy and petitions wanna do is get reelected.
That's not the mindset in this freshman class -- look at the influence we've already had on the conference we've pushed them back up to their pledge.
I support an amendment last week that would have actually increased to 200 billion in real cuts.
And most importantly -- you know this is step one we will lead on entitlement reform is the president.
Punted on that.
This is a tough call and maybe if we extended for two more weeks but but that's yet I mean -- We voted having -- say that's sick congress and you might be willing to stay on that ground and -- about.
But I I have seen this play out over the -- few months here and I'm beginning to wonder a couple of months since.
And I'm beginning to wonder whether the the news you'll become washing surprised here and that.
You know don't you get to -- exit dramatics of its four billion as the designator about the went just as I heard.
These -- hundred billion planned cuts of Whittle down about forty to fifty billion dollars the excuse being that was the fiscal year ends when it rolled out.
And on or not I take nothing away from how you've changed the equation so looking at not making government bigger making it smaller.
But you can understand people's frustration with.
Absolutely and -- that frustrated and I went home and I heard.
From constituent after constituent.
Do do I vote to extend government spending for two more weeks even -- current spending levels or should I shut down government.
And I gotta tell you most people in my district say shut it down.
Very well may need in some sort of shock therapy because we've got to do some war broke and what I guess what I'm telling me as.
This is still how that this freshman class feels.
And beyond this two weeks.
You know we're gonna -- media and that the CR for the rest of this year contains the amendments that we voted on.
And then step two when we look at a budget we are gonna go after entitlement reform.
We have to -- -- congressional resolution would watch closely congress and a pleasure thank you.
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