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Senator Bernie Sanders.
Senator I wonder if what your reaction -- of the president's address and in the budget.
Well I think in general the president's the ball a lot of very importantly.
I think the key point but he made is that it has absolutely absurd to give one trillion -- in tax breaks.
As the -- and Republican budget would due to the very wealthiest people -- country.
And go forward in power from the budget on the backs of the working firmly.
-- the children the elderly I think the president is absolutely right on the point.
All what I -- -- a little bit concerned about is whether or what the precedence that today bought -- going to be more than Robert.
Whether he's gonna stand up and -- the American people well those principles and it's because we're gonna we're.
And pulled out of the movement toward a balanced budget based on -- -- -- That is the very wealthiest people's country do it probably will all also got to contribute.
Corporate corporations -- drawing huge profits are also go to public -- deficit reduction and not just the -- Ljubicic and the -- They hate.
Hit enough on the issue of companies like GE and Citibank and Bank of America not paying taxes and did Delores have to be changed or -- -- the loopholes just have to be tightened.
Alan Faneca who put them I think that it was -- -- they have great specificity.
Although the loss provisions that would you rate but do concerned I think you made.
-- opening statement to make.
Of a broad statement about where he wants to go.
All but clearly at that point -- we have major corporations in drawing record breaking profits during their CEOs huge salaries.
And it's some -- -- -- paying no federal taxes but actually getting tax rebates from the aren't.
Not to deal with what you've got this member of Medicare.
-- law and and and Medicaid are in pell grants and environmental protection.
It is absolutely.
I'm -- -- of those points how do you get though these how do you get these corporations.
To pay their fair share.
What you do it by regarding law.
That among all the things.
Doesn't -- -- a lot of -- -- -- occur because like no other estimates out -- How that would include about a hundred billion dollars every yet -- -- a lot of money.
Just like having a corporation's.
Shelter -- money.
All in in tax havens like -- the -- -- Bermuda there's a very funny pictures that we -- on the budget could video which are certain.
Where there's one building to -- -- -- -- Storey building in Albany it's a -- -- -- -- -- corporation.
Can grab really.
They're accused of and so you know just the postal box what they use are in order to avoid paying taxes I think we can deal -- -- but we have to -- All of these big corporations and their lobbyists exert a whole lot of Politburo Washington and it's gonna -- -- to question the political will to step up.
How do you deal with a John Boehner who will say.
It's not negotiable raising taxes I'm not gonna go for it and of story there seems to be no room there to have a conversation.
-- -- -- -- -- I think what the problem is and I think what a lot of people here is the Republicans so -- but some two previous instances your bubble -- the -- In terms of the -- types of group things that.
We're not gonna extend unemployment benefits and we're not gonna expand tax breaks for the middle class a public figure -- -- -- -- What these people this country and basically the president gave what they want.
And then right now what -- the interminable -- it's gonna take place the -- on the 2011 budget total vote against what they say it is -- well I'm afraid the government is gonna have to about 800000 workers will lose their paychecks.
Mobile bring chaos to the economy but that's the way it is -- not negotiated.
And the president -- him.
And you know to a significant degree prospect -- departmental protection -- cut back on programs -- battle that's typically a community health of the so what was thought.
Now what they're saying now it's split his child but -- And they're saying well you know.
It looks like a we will not vote to extend.
Increase the debt limit.
And yes that would mean that the financial.
Financial markets all -- the world would be thrown into chaos because for the first time in the history the United States of America we would not pay our -- but -- We Republicans -- -- And if it means that the -- for the financial markets maybe you know the depression not the way it goes but -- -- You'd -- exceed outlook -- -- spot making massive content.
In Medicare transfer in in demanding thing is the -- -- that they can afford it's cuts to Medicaid cuts and education when got a couple.
Well I think this fund the president has got a site and this -- very important.
If you guys want to bring -- the world's financial.
Just -- people for.
And the whole world and the people the country all too comfortable but we have not ticketed and boy what a -- public.
You control what else you know we're gonna have to have from -- -- But we're not going to be blackmailed anymore he did it twice -- open up.
Tomorrow on the vote.
For the -- eleven budget if you were the deciding vote would you vote for it.
I'm gonna not to preclude the sort vote so it doesn't matter it's going to be -- I think passport a lot of books on I'm gonna vote against it.
Because I think they need to be ships are proposed I think the argue that we're gonna cut back.
On pilgrim you're gonna cut back our community health of the public artwork during -- 600 -- -- back on infrastructure.
You know cut back on on the light -- program which keeps.
People in Vermont around the country formidable Dortmund -- -- the wealthiest people to contribute wonderful all -- I think that's -- we.
You have didn't acknowledge it's good that they're not gonna shut the government down.
-- -- -- -- But you know I think the American people have to understand the two Republicans.
As you just syndicate there so we're not gonna compromise on anything about what the -- -- I've been to some -- but not gonna give unemployment benefits so what it'll probably -- -- -- -- This week all -- -- tropical without a doubt about the people who -- -- -- Could be a problem with the economy from the government jobs are that's waiters and their climates going to be this debt limit which is even more answers for but with.
-- -- -- part of financial international financial community into chaos but we don't know what was.
The question I guess is now how firmly does the president stand on what he said today -- how when he says not on my -- not during my presidency would you set a couple of times.
Really mean it.
Well well I guess that is the question and you know our ultimate underdog for the you don't card will stand with them -- -- -- what we have to be able proportions about is the two previous occasions.
That was what -- -- But I hope like there'll be on the sense that if he -- -- ample protects working -- and the middle class the American people will be behind them for Republicans wanna threatened.
To not extend the -- to Republicans all actually out of they're -- balance the budget on the -- global vulnerable people -- country and our kids.
Auto students on the elderly the American people will support the president if -- -- -- -- besides Coughlin and well it would.
Senator thanks for your time once again -- like thanks very much so.
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