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Hard right Brian Kilmeade seven instead of atop the out wow.
We have a lot to talk about today in a lot of ground to cover and I'm sure you want to sound off.
I -- -- believe that don't Nancy Pelosi says was an impact both gonna change the way you live your lives with the laws.
Part of the way you live your life now I don't -- -- politically is gonna be -- price to -- that I -- really stunned.
By the lack of grace that I saw unspeakable OC yesterday she -- -- huge gavel.
Over to John Boehner held it together put together a nice humble speech that it was well received the -- word -- -- -- speeches.
And look to -- -- Pelosi.
Who was leaving had more to say they John Boehner who is now is sending to the speaker -- is probably.
-- now it's everybody's we'll see how she handles minorities as -- keep demise we -- up yesterday strong rumors that she hired a marketing company.
To change your image as a lot of Republicans use terror.
As somebody to run against even if they weren't anywhere near the West Coast.
-- is the journeys now that it -- a lot about following campaigns in the in the machinations that make it work and don't work.
From the National Journal major welcome back Brian is great to be with you happy new year what a great job he did on Sunday by the way I think you and I mean I watch all those shows and addicted to him.
And -- outstanding on -- how do you feel on the panel.
Well it was my first time a lot of pressure but as you know I'm somewhat familiar with the is as it is and not I had a great time the it did the simple thing for me in any panel appearance is to bring facts don't bring opinion don't bring analysis bring facts -- -- people want.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Effectively as I can the one opinion I offer was nothing other than what was obvious that governor Chris Christie in New Jersey.
By being away during the snowstorm gave Democrats have a day hadn't had until that moment which is some traction against him whether it's gonna go anywhere I have no clue at all but Democrats for the first time had a clean shot on Christie.
Because of decisions he made and he defends and we'll see what happens after that so now the Republicans are officially in -- the ceremonies over was time to see we're really going to go we are we heading now.
-- it's very clear where the Republicans in the house are gonna take their agenda.
And going to take the votes that they're gonna hold on the floor they're gonna challenge the Obama administration every step of the way on things accomplished and things yet to be done let me talk about the accomplishments.
Health care will be on the floor next week they'll be straight up or down vote you wanna keep -- repeal.
Entirely health care Republicans will also challenge administration as the financial regulatory reform bill.
Now -- law goes into effect there.
Literally dozens upon dozens of regulations that have to be first drafted then put into place and house Republicans now have the power.
-- oversee that process and possibly block -- war.
As of January 2 this year Brian the Environmental Protection Agency under -- 2007 Supreme Court ruling.
Has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from large industrial it matters right.
Republicans are going to very closely scrutinize whatever the EPA does and are prepared if they believe there.
Injuries to job creation or to punitive on the corporations or the utilities.
Blocked and stop them hold them off also to various I've only name three.
Throw FCC net neutrality in there as well house Republican leadership is not a fan of the net neutral decision by the FCC and we'll try to stop it or redirect.
I think the EPA Fred Upton leading that charge I think it's gonna be high and the priority list but what is also hadn't done.
Do you think Eric Cantor is just feeling the pressure now to come up with some massive cuts in program cuts.
Well this is the first area will Republicans are confronting in real time.
The difficulty of translating campaign rhetoric into legislative reality the pledge to America.
Unveiled in September in the heat of the mid term election cycle says and it's in print -- and a bearish shiny.
Well conceived -- 100 billion dollars in the first year now where Republicans come up with that number and why does it matter -- -- -- -- with a number came up.
From the President Obama budget submitted to congress in 2011.
You take that figure and you subtract what.
Congress approved from the last year the Bush Administration in 2008.
On discretionary spending that doesn't deal with the military veterans the difference between those two numbers is a hundred billion dollars.
Well now Republicans that we you know what.
That Obama budget was never enacted so it's not a real number so what is going what the last number inactive was which is 202 at which is.
The 2010 budget so it's about fifty billion dollars maybe they'll cut which is half of what they promised.
Well -- sounds like backtracking and for the freshman.
Republicans inspired by the Tea Party inspired by a sense of really really shaking up.
Washington not shaking up in the margins they're gonna look at that and say wait a minute it says a hundred billion why -- we doing a hundred billion.
The leadership saying politically target -- -- different if you gonna push for that number you better be ready.
To encounter all the grief it's gonna come with providing the kind of things that you need to cut to get to hundred billion.
Say hey you know that does -- former speaker Pelosi is going to be jumping all over that they'll be united from the Democrats will absolutely.
Right and in in the is all said and done I was struck major.
By the tone yesterday.
I I could -- I didn't know how was gonna be that -- had to sit here and go through the situation she's handing over the gavel to John beta -- which she started speaking.
I the slap myself on the side of the hill which I often do for no apparent reason I -- So -- ticket who won who lost whose -- -- evaluating and reflecting on it should be John Boehner is day.
I think it was Nancy Pelosi I'm Italian and a woman day.
I think it's fair to say that based on her remarks Nancy Pelosi.
Was -- and the American public that was watching you got it wrong I got it right there.
-- -- -- And this will be remedy remedied indeed not too distant future that's I think her core belief.
A sometimes in politics Brian.
The temptation to personalize either -- victory or defeat becomes overwhelming.
And right now it seems to me that Nancy Pelosi is personalized in a way that I've never seen her do before this defeat that it was against her and so she's gonna react.
Personally not strategically.
And there's a disconnect that you saw yesterday that I've never seen before.
Nineteen of her fellow Democrats voted against her you know everyone knew she wasn't going to be speaker but typically what you like to do.
In a ceremonial -- vote like that is hold everyone together because there's no consequence of not being together necessarily.
In nineteen of them said no.
When -- with you you're not our leader.
Mean now that -- Republicans and immediate opening.
Because of ninety are willing to vote against the speaker and know that every time they see her and she sees them.
You remember you're against me that's a break in the ranks and Republicans can go to those nineteen on a lot of issues and say -- -- over -- vote with us give us some bipartisanship.
So let's open for Republicans a larger one than I expected.
And by the way -- -- capitalize and -- for those who missed the speech yesterday in the afternoon.
Here's a little of what I was referring to hate maybe you think I'm Joba to the wrong conclusion I was stunned by the -- Grateful to my colleagues for their commitment to equality.
With -- which is both our heritage.
And our hope gaping need -- historic honor of being the first woman speaker of the house.
Are quiet open for all of America's daughters and grand.
Who by the way she went on to say I'm first Italian American speaker and first wrong with this color hair right well I mean look -- -- there is a conservative criticism of democratic politics that sometimes.
Becomes too absorbed in identity politics look up.
Speaker policies speakership is historic it was historic the -- she became speaker for a first -- -- that's a big deal and we that's that is.
The conclusion that that is universally acceptable.
My mother who is a lifelong Republican flew to Washington just because she wanted to see the first woman speaker.
That is a reaction that is that is genuine.
Nancy Pelosi also believes everything she accomplished -- half the Obama agenda.
Will be vindicated in history -- there's somebody else we know in politics who believes exact same thing George W.
Bush believes he'll be vindicated by history as well.
And made the decisions and did the things he did because he believed they were right right and just and will be vindicated by history Nancy Pelosi thinks exactly the same thing -- Schwartz will find out what you find out -- -- Governor Schwarzenegger -- the same thing -- got to ask you you use sport with them a lot -- -- -- -- -- questions.
I know key oftentimes wouldn't go to you as often as we would think you should be gone too I'm talking about Robert Gibbs he's stepping down why is he stepping out.
Well let me let me courage -- -- -- Robert never passed me over not from day one of the Obama White House never.
From the very first time Robert was at the podium.
As a represented a Fox News senior White House correspondent for the network for the time that I was he never -- -- so.
To -- by Chinese seat placement collect old and on the White House had nothing to do with that.
Discussion among all the members of the White House Correspondents' Association that is a White House Correspondents' Association deal.
The White House know white house Republican a Democrat president do with that so how did he do you think well Robert was -- of -- and usual kind of Press Secretary he was closer to the president and any Press Secretary I've ever covered and I think.
Closer than any Press Secretary in modern American history.
Robert Gibbs was much more -- counselor to the president then he was Press Secretary.
For the administration and the voice to America and he was always conflicted by that rule.
And there's something burdensome when -- the Press Secretary when you're right in the room with almost every important decision is being debated and being decided because you know everything.
But as of Press Secretary you can't convey everything to the American public -- no Press Secretary ever -- that Pierre Salinger when he worked for John Kennedy.
-- James Brady when he worked for President Reagan not Marlon Fitzwater who worked for President Bush from Mike -- when he worked for Bill Clinton or any of them.
And when you know everything.
You come to the podium always aware of all the you know but only what part of that you can say and there were times I know people thought Robert was a terrible communicated because he was -- Lawton and pause and deflect.
Because -- If he was constantly progress has -- what he could say well can't write all the things he knew that we were trying to get out of him.
That he would not release.
Which brings me to this question -- -- why is he leading I thought for sure he goes inside.
Why is he going outside he's going outside because you have a lot more freedom outside of a lot more freedom -- to make money.
And that's not anything that is unusual in politics.
And -- you have a lot more freedom to go places and do things and say things in defense of the administration.
And Robert Gibbs can go and B and say things in defense of the president as he approaches the reelection that he simply would be constrained from saying -- constrained from doing at the Democratic National Committee.
Or inside the building itself.
That's it I just was thinking that you know he wanted to positions who's going outside in his Ari.
Fleischer said today in Karl Rove also as mentioned says is nothing is outside even someone like him.
He felt totally out of the loop the mideast he left the White House he thought he be able to be state tapped in.
But he really wasn't as much help because he wasn't involved.
In the course eight dale.
But the White House is like the real estate business location location location everything matters in your proximity the president but I think if anyone.
Can close that loop and remained visible vibrant and important.
On the outside it -- because he's that close to the president right.
Listen when he was six story working on I have a cover that's coming out tomorrow the talks about the very first couple of days of John Boehner and his speakership we have on the cover it for National Journal something that's very unusual.
A never before seen exclusive picture of John Boehner sitting down with his top lieutenants for the first meeting of -- 112 congress.
Exclusive access credit the National Journal -- -- someone to do that's -- proud of that.
An inside look on how.
Speaker Boehner and his leadership team approached.
Power much more quietly the new Gingrich and Dick Armey did and the kind of challenges they're facing right off the -- I just got a tweet instead Brian is so nice to hear Major Garrett he's got a brilliant political mind please have them on again.
And I hope to major I.
Bishop my brother tweeting elect and -- had a minute.
Well that's your -- Cherokee O nine I said that outside I don't.
Probably the Cherokee and I think -- and I appreciate that they knew the couple and I made Joe look for -- story you know always a great avenue on any time right you want -- -- here you got him in.
Thanks -- -- -- -- preview inside Washington like few can we come back Doocy joins us and CS Steve Doocy joins us he would for the rest of the hour we take nothing -- your calls.
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