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I'm -- -- using of course your tax dollars awaiting a senate vote now -- more funding for the cash for clunkers program.
Two billion dollars more to be exact already approved by the house expected -- to pass the Senate.
The program 4500.
Dollar rebates from the feds for anyone trading gas guzzlers.
In four new fuel efficient rides initially a billion dollars was set aside that money bought in a flat.
When you have -- 157000.
Cars sold in six or seven days and 600 million dollars out the door there a heck of a lot of dealers around America and I've seen many of them interviewed.
And there wildly.
About this particular program.
With a that was Kennedy Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander he is the chairman of the Senate Republican conference senator welcome -- you is there a concern.
Learn among you -- some -- your colleagues that the government is still picking winners and losers here would -- -- automated -- billion dollars I think.
We know manufacturing is down -- -- down why not cash for clothing why not cash for dishwashers.
Of course you're you're you're right about that my first choice would be to reduce the deficit.
With a two billion dollars in its present it is the way this is gonna take this from something that's already appropriated and I'll probably vote.
-- but you're exactly right we need to stop bailing out companies reduce the deficit.
Not -- taxes and -- the economy moving.
But but and so cash for -- is going to pass it looks like two billion more dollars.
-- what's your sense about the next program that comes down the pike send your cash for bloggers gonna pass we're talking about more stimulus is stimulus funds editing and all come down the pike.
What's next that taxpayers are on the -- Well I don't know many things that I think the mood.
In Republican caucus I think in my state around the country is no more bailouts let's reduce the debt or not -- to the growth.
And -- taxes down.
It was just the economy moving again and stop bailing out.
Individual parts of the of the economy.
You know where there's a big concern about health care now senator and I know that that you -- a big advocate of not spending.
Are our grandchildren's money to fund health care.
Is they're going to be built the president now said today that look he is going to pass some kind health care congress will pass health care by the end of the year you -- that.
Well I think it's possible mean he could pass -- a bill today they're fifteen -- to support the Wyden Bennett bill and many Republicans and which doesn't have -- for the deficit.
The president's problem is he's trying to cut Medicare.
He's trying to -- big new taxes they expect shipping Medicaid burden he's trying to create government programs.
Because people who -- millions of people lose.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander senator thank you sir.
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