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Indiana doesn't want them that look they ain't going back there 37 democratic house members.
Bolting to state there a hold of it Illinois.
Apparently a popular locale for angry politicians I guess on the land.
Only Indiana's governor like Wisconsin's governor offering them an olive it's dropping a controversial you'd -- crack down bill that they said was keeping him away.
Here's the thing they are still away and now Indiana Republican governor Mitch Daniels is wondering.
What it takes to bring them back governor joins me now on a governor I know a lot has developed sense of I wanna get clarification from you.
But I'm wondering if you just got pumped.
I'm Roger understand the question.
If if you mean did they change the terms of the debate I -- she'd say they did but.
You know will -- wait patiently expect them back eventually.
Horrible the whole reason for this walk out of them -- in Illinois -- Perkins or Denny's or.
Comforted in -- and there are is that they they didn't want you to touch anything having to do with the unions are right to work -- of that.
And our guests are that was taken out so you could just address the -- -- is presumably take up his -- Right to work and later and that's still an -- They gonna do.
Well we're just gonna wait on on their conscience -- their constituents the column home.
Do the job there that's supposed to be doing I will say this they're -- Hit the road they picked the right state you know these are the people who -- Indiana broke a few years ago we've been clean -- up after -- sense.
Every year they try to spend money we don't have and maybe a look at Illinois where they can't pay their bills they've been raising taxes left -- right driving business away in their.
Infrastructures -- and maybe a few days over there'll.
Tellem that we've had a little better idea here in Indiana.
You know governor maybe you can clarify it some -- from -- because.
There have did some critics here is is that we're don't quite know -- and it's Daniels is coming from some -- on this issue of Democrats bolting the state.
You had said at the time I believe this is a perfectly legitimate part.
Of the process.
Did you say yeah deal because it sounds -- yeah now -- different.
You have around they can be forgiven because I was.
And -- -- with my words most people understand exactly what I meant what I said was legitimate was the protests by union members and others out in the capital of our state.
You know they were part of that was just simply say -- there within their first amendment rights.
I have always said what the Democrats did -- -- off the job taken taxpayer dollars -- -- swimming pool in Illinois.
Was unacceptable and outrageous and embarrassing and but there was one news story in which those two things were confused and I'll take the responsibility for not being clear about my program.
On May be so governor but I just want to be clear because when a lot of this happened earlier this week I think I've got this quote right is that.
I thought that was a better time to place to -- this very important legitimate issue.
-- is talking again about the -- right to work issue on.
And that was -- about as saying look I'll take this off the table and we won't make this as -- as it appears to be in Wisconsin.
And then yep that that it was it may be me taking -- -- his -- on a run for president.
This doesn't seem to be popular with the conservative -- of his party is running back.
-- those would get a couple things straight we put a very ambitious program on on the table and Indiana this year.
Things we've been working on a long time things that these same critics I think -- applaud.
Austere no tax budget.
Tax Payer automatic refund when state finances reach a certain level of strength.
Reduction in the corporate income tax rate and the most ambitious act and education reform program in America.
I did not put private sector right to work on the table others did and I was afraid that it might serve as a pretext.
War our democratic opposition.
To throw a temper tantrum as they did and risk the entire agenda.
That we work so hard and two put forward and had put in front of the voters of Indiana last year.
And so absolutely I thought there was a better time to debate private sector right to work.
Please notice that the things that Scott Walker to his credit is trying to do in Wisconsin.
I did them six years ago we don't have collective bargaining in the and it's one reason is a what do you -- I'm -- what do you -- -- what Scott -- doing now.
-- -- I supporting completely of course he and I talked about it.
This issue while he was a candidate since he got elected.
And he simply trying to do something that we did an Indiana in 2005.
It's been indispensable not only in balancing the books of the state but.
In transforming state government so performs better you can get in and out of an Indiana license branch in nine minutes right now your tax refund if you're -- one comes back.
Twice as fast as it used to on and on and that could never of happened if we didn't remain saddled with a collective bargaining agreement like the one that he would like to get out.
I'm -- is going governor not only with the soap opera going on in Wisconsin less so but so weird in your state.
We're we're we're politicians now might -- -- -- -- Republicans on the road.
-- with the vote doesn't like it's going your way over a piece of legislation doesn't look like it's your Gupta today.
Rather vote against that you just you just bolt.
Yeah I that's why I think that the the public in the press have to put their foot down very very firmly you know we hold elections for a reason.
And people who are disappointed in the result.
Have every right inside democratic process come in debate argue offer amendments and vote no if you're not successful take your case to the people the next chance -- get.
But you don't.
Subvert the entire process.
As I'm sad to say and a little embarrassed to say.
The very reactionary Democrats of Indiana -- did this week.
So many cities have come operated governor I guess maybe because so many are touting it was a presidential candidate.
Which -- suits his city in that regard but I you had an interview with you -- College newspapers and Princeton.
In which you had it it talked about past drug use and they they've been mentioned that you have three -- to -- fine I think for.
The possession of marijuana -- state.
What are has used that way under the bridge but I I'm wondering why you -- -- volunteered it.
I volunteered at the first time I applied for a job after college and you know what that -- I learned later on if I hadn't volunteered at a -- -- got that job my life would be completely different.
One of the most important lessons I ever learned in this life.
And you know it's come up -- currently over the years and every time -- it is simply try to -- it squarely in.
As five for being a disorderly person and that's about what I was that night I cannot -- and disorderly person.
You know I what I had our lead and -- Got it.
I just say we'd.
Tunnel I'm somewhat more -- these days but you know I've never have never had -- that tried to say that.
What happened didn't.
Governor -- we're we're now and then you know applies in this -- at Cape Canaveral right now we're we're waiting.
For the launch of the shuttle discovery could be delayed having some problems but nevertheless we're we're wrapping up the shuttle program.
That's only two more after this.
-- -- -- -- -- Again given the possibility.
You could be -- as our next president we don't know but.
It's where did that aerospace program entirely the big vision dreams -- gone.
You have the Iranians it's based Chinese the Japanese.
I think even my eight not a country of Italy is babbling now and -- just think that.
I think it's.
-- had been -- may be necessary -- You know there a whole lot of things that we might like to do.
Being in the federal government that we're gonna have to the stop doing -- do less of at least for a while.
And that the debt avalanche that is headed for us.
Is that to me is that most serious threat our country's faced at least since the period of the Soviet.
Soviet preeminence and so.
I appreciate the thought of of people laid -- and agree with about the grander and as operational aspects of the space program.
I think everything absolutely everything.
Has to be reexamined until we have -- balance sheet is country back in shape.
What happened to your arm.
Well vital surgery load too many years in the gym and a swimming pool to build to -- twisting arms of those Democrats who bolts there's.
I didn't see not very successfully.
Well governor thank you very much good having you want -- It's -- into all these questions governor Mitch Daniels that that the soap opera continues there is trying to get them.
Back to Italy's vote on on -- -- -- and you know this is -- -- just openly.
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