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All right let's start with this you're taking on the democratic senator Patty Murray in your status of Washington.
And doing really well I might have the latest polling shows you in -- neck and neck -- how's it going from your perspective.
It weird it's been amazing people just coming out of woodwork to help that they we announced.
-- -- Mary had about 101000 people on her FaceBook fan page it is quite a few yeah with after 48 hours we really had six days in triple you're sure you.
On the FaceBook fan page and that's how we communicate -- volunteers as that we.
We we we get our message is out so what specific about your message do you think is it resonating with people in Washington.
We know that we're in trouble the country's in trouble which is without the industry's -- -- there.
And our -- we have a -- 17%.
Functional unemployment rate.
-- -- we look at people who are unemployed the ones that have given up and ones that are computer experts and delivering pizzas.
You right now we're gonna make in the mortgage feed the kids -- run against the number foreign leadership of budget ridership in the eighteen years voted for every.
Spending bill since 2004.
I'm -- as you -- under this desk phones as both network.
And so people are responding -- that you -- my narrative.
The things I talk about this and I.
I worked my way through through college as a janitor waxing floors of the state -- -- in the commercial real estate business.
Two and our car to -- in the bank and wow.
It took -- janitorial job and I think so commercials dignity and you're an aptly last 25 years old Obama first apartment building kept going from there.
Elected to Washington State senate's.
And -- director -- office public office not when it's up to do I think chairman of the budget writing ways and means mean and biggest deficit in state history.
And I managed to work across party lines balance the budget deficit without raising taxes and still protect the vulnerable.
Which -- -- people -- need to run for governor.
Yeah let's talk about how you got in on the game because I was reading something earlier today in the name kept popping up Scott Brown of Massachusetts.
Arguably an independent all that he did if I think -- on the ticket -- -- Republican.
But how would steal -- how did he play a role in where you are today running.
Well you know what what ended up happening in the end.
Senator -- did call.
You know when people were trying to encourage -- to -- the beginning of the year after -- -- It is completely out of control DC.
And there were three -- -- that I could be any marina recently running him.
And it's in senator brown has called them and now he actually called there -- other with other influences has called as well you know what tipped me over in the end though.
-- -- Greatest blessing in my life -- my wonderful lectures and -- 23 years now we have for you children from nine to nineteen god bless us and tell you we've we're very blessed that.
Carries I've been worried about -- in kids in this decision making process because this is not what I was planning on doing.
But I know what's what needs to be done she said book and are you worried about us appreciate that it's you have to look at -- -- different level.
What kind of country we'll -- for children direction -- would do something about this if you're wounded ones for you under actions which can fit that was kind of the decision.
Did you you're saying and I I've heard this -- other people who were running for senate and don't have the disease of incumbency -- consuming.
Seemingly going to be a problem for some people in November we'll have to see it hasn't been so far.
And the primaries this statistically speaking but we'll have to see what happens in November for the mid term elections.
But -- you go at this with some of her role -- kind of changing it's not just about your state you know we have the passing recently -- senator Byrd who was known for.
Putting so much money in the West Virginia I mean it basically got a zip code the money that he put America had a from the bank and had a -- that cut.
But that was all about West Virginia now it's got to be thought of more nationalistic view.
Is that fair.
It's it's very fair you know when when are bankers.
The Chinese must -- -- -- their economies to tell us for spending too much and hopefully yeah fiscal -- Petting her number three in -- and with Republicans and Democrats alike doing this it's been -- America.
Money issue I'm sure it's resonating -- -- it's huge because.
You know is morally reprehensible.
They -- handing -- to step toward kids are parents and grand compared to American people are here to grant complete the work they produce they say.
Our generation has been just as his generation crop of politicians.
Been borrowing to consume that cannot and will.
And that's the big problem I see there because the customers to -- gonna go up dramatically when interest rates go up.
We have so much -- out there it's gonna cripple everything we do this should be raised taxes coming from business background and -- You know well we want a few people factors that -- -- -- -- of paycheck.
And coming from a business background and -- -- crippling it is when they raise taxes just like health care yeah.
You'll 500 billion dollar tax increase -- the Boeing company in my state 150 million dollars just one company.
You replicate -- the state of Washington.
And you're talking about tens of thousands of jobs -- be killed will be created because our senator Patty Murray was at sixtieth and deciding vote on that piece of legislation.
It's so anything you take money from the wealth creating job creating sector of society -- -- -- temporary government jobs and as a unit and well either.
And unfortunately that's happening.
And so they're gonna go back for more taxes that's the wrong thing to do.
I'm the guy that you -- words -- balancing the biggest deficit my state -- chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee without raising taxes.
Let's talk -- and in immigration that I.
You're not actual I -- -- actually Washington -- state.
-- border with Canada Canada -- I don't think of Vancouver is like a hotbed of a problem with -- illegal immigration but educate because maybe I'm wrong on that you have some definite issues having -- issues but but thoughts on the issue of border and immigration what are that.
Well it's it's it's very clear that the federal government's completely failed when it comes to border security.
You know -- on our southern border.
-- and you know you've seen the reactions you know from that -- -- states like Arizona and a kidnapping capital of America.
And you can't Phoenix if -- for instance it'll be so pleasant South America it's it's it's frustrating and it because -- the federal government's responsibility.
Hand you know what I said those who we need is that it's a tall fence that -- -- We need to make sure that we actions were behind candy she actually have a buried here because we had people Washington State you can.
Communicate open obviously that's a Q&A and again under the since it went my grandparents for -- Italy.
We can develop silently work your way across America the black diamond Washington and that was a coal miner black -- and -- hundred years ago you museum grant instruments on the wall.
They came to America -- they really could be a better place themselves -- children in the grandchildren.
In -- you could rise to level whatever your talent and work ethic would take you do.
You know this is.
I think it would but -- came here for that reason was more talk about the -- we want people to come here wanna pursue that American dream.
That's what slipping away and people feel that makes sense to slip away.
And so right now Republican rule book on the liquid water -- in the bottom we've got to stop the water.
And that's the that's actually the physical very.
Now you you know the president spoke a short time ago by the time this airs next week I'll I'll be in Arizona on vacation full disclosure.
With the relatives.
And so -- I'll be watching this on my computer.
Next the pool.
-- and so might my question for you -- Today just put in perspective the timing of this today this the president spoke for 47 minutes on immigration reform.
It's it's currently Thursday just turned July 1 the next week high self full side.
You know will be looking back on the speech and really dissecting it.
You've been in meetings all day long but but certainly you're familiar with where the president stands on immigration reform I think the whole nation is so 47 minutes that that was colleagues think.
Putting a lot of different topics I've heard amnesty come up.
Do you see what do you see as a course that will work what what can this president if he just put forth 600 million dollars.
For Border Patrol 44 National Guard troops along Texas and Arizona.
That is so bad that it's so that's good -- What really really would work in the sense that below what he needs to do his work I think through that people will actually support black and white people support the physical there.
And we have fence climb right well we also we we are actually stopping people we have indicates Washington State where someone had been deported four times.
-- raped -- woman in Washington State that we can you believe it's -- -- walk right back.
That doesn't -- camp fence and doesn't work what do we close our borders first time all we -- while we decide what we're gonna do we need to well.
We're not closing borders -- what we need is that fifth place at -- -- orderly way for people who can be.
That that we -- next check the backgrounds they can come here work that they like to.
The end in like a work visa program -- it.
President Bush came up like we -- hardly talked about him -- people -- for people -- and she -- America injury.
-- -- know how Qaeda could also -- to have someone northern Mexico -- walk across was also a national security issue to I think.
Yeah -- and that's not just you know hyperbole we know that they were hunting down along the Texas -- that Somalis suspected terrorists like three or four weeks ago.
Making law that -- that supports area where apparently he'll come -- -- Juarez and then we don't know where wolf.
-- and access to -- to do he follows the smuggling routes is what they were thinking.
What else is an issue for -- you kind of go forward with this and how do you separate yourself out of the pack because there's the Tea Party organization out there who's made it very clear.
That you know what Democrat Republican it's all about spending.
Well it's very clear -- from our standpoint that those who think that talking gonna have a history of doing -- state the state legislature.
Balancing budgets that and and flexible work as you said other telling -- -- the -- groups like UC LU.
When -- balancing the budget that were marching around my office 500 M bull horns chanting my name on the positive way.
Think that you have very -- the -- seating around -- -- -- mean she's been the ball and that is cheaper you know let my wife has deterred from even it through approval.
-- -- -- bottom up -- tax dollars to.
In but I can't can't get your teenagers is that not angry -- -- we we have we're big hurdles probably not very popular in your household I don't know that sometimes it's not that you know that.
With the what -- the tea parties.
Well actually we have a number of the folks who are supporting us and that involved and people -- we want to welcome anybody that wants to work in good faith turns the country around them.
You know what I ran for governor.
You know four and -- points ahead of President Bush to be certified the winner twice.
And then and in you know later -- eleven points and a Senator McCain and one person that sent me emails that he does research and in that he couldn't find anywhere in America where the candidate -- -- -- governor.
In the last three years -- -- ten points per unit double digits ahead of the presidential nominee you know how we did that those we welcome anybody wonder we're in good faith.
We have libertarians.
Even even moderate Democrats and moment help in this effort because.
It's a big problem it is a real big problem a lot of people not just Republicans -- it was an.
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