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Just when I was -- -- I don't know what -- -- -- exactly how that feels formal white house press secretary Robert Gibbs -- brought you back did Robert.
How wasn't exactly sure that was headed.
No okay -- -- -- the scary thing Robert is I wasn't integrity.
Yeah we're gonna have had told CN I don't ever you have missed us so much -- -- I just that I was hoping it wasn't the scene with the horse head and I am I in this among be okay seems to not have net I don't -- like the next question you've missed this haven't you.
Immensely can't you tell the grade and I will say this look.
-- greatly obviously all the people.
Be in in the media and it at work that that I used in Iraq in every day that's the hardest part about leaving -- is the people they get a chance to work managed it well you're still working on behalf of the White House Europe their New Hampshire.
To talk a little bit about last night's debate.
I'm kind of interested from your point of view which of the Republicans one last night.
Well look you know I think if you're the front runner use your objective in these things is to leave is the front runner.
That was probably the case for somebody like Mitt Romney I actually think that I hope this doesn't spoil things for but I think Michelle Bachmann probably.
Had a pretty good debate last night who who I the end.
Moved the ball down the field which you the truth is.
This isn't me anyways.
The first opportunity to get broad exposure for a lot of these candidates obviously.
Governor Romney's done this before but for.
A bunch of the other candidates they're just starting to get known to the American people and I think I think she had a pretty good debate.
You -- it's -- one of the things that they all agreed upon last night.
Was that that your former boss the present -- United States is doing a lousy job on the economy business.
The Obama administration is an anti jobs.
Anti business anti American energy destructive force this president has failed.
And he's failed at a time when the American people count on him to create jobs and get the economy going.
Aren't so they all agree upon that and get the president of the United States continues to blame President Bush and look.
Backwards in time with the economy.
Gibbs if you're still his spokesperson would you be advising him to actually come up with an economic policy for the future.
Well look the president has laid out.
That case to win the future to grow our economy to create jobs.
Look we didn't get into this mess overnight and it's going to take us awhile to get out of it.
I don't think that the president is blaming.
I will say this though I was struck watching these candidates last night -- the very idea is that they've created a lot of the economic mess the very idea is that ran up our budget deficit are the very same ideas -- Republican candidates are now proposing to get our economy going again.
These are ideas that haven't worked in the past they brought us to where we are now and they're certainly not the solution for the.
But what's the president's new policy because I don't think you can carry -- going looking into the past into 2012 in the election cycle.
What's the president's new policy gonna look.
-- the president's focused ought to get eight.
They're certainly not just one thing to do I think there's a whole broad section of things to do.
You seen this president cut taxes for small business you saw the tax agreement in December which did lead to many Judd -- months of a good job growth.
We certainly had report last month that was disappointing I think everyone.
Including the president will be the first to admit that it -- economy simply not creating jobs fast enough he was he in North Carolina yesterday.
Talking about job training talking about reforming education in the steps that we have to take.
In both the short term and the long term to get our economy back in order again -- What I say it taken awhile for us to get into it and it taken a lot of get out of it.
You know we went through an economic -- unlike.
Anything that medium most of us have ever seen their lifetimes and we'll see -- our lifetimes.
Before the president came to office -- six month I lost three and a half million jobs.
In the last fifteen months we've created two million -- -- That that doesn't fill up three and a half million job hole but you know it's just started work work on the road to making progress but -- certainly not going fast enough.
Robert I think this -- few things happen number one last year we heard it was number recovery summer we have to tee shirts printed it never happened.
Now yesterday the president talks about where he was kind of let -- he said this about a year ago he said again yesterday.
About the stimulus package and the projects -- every -- he was told there was shovel ready listen.
That's exactly what we see an American businesses help shovel ready was not as.
Had been shot already expect it.
-- so that was a legitimate -- he was told by governors and lawmakers these shovel ready projects he gave them the money.
They were unable to produce those projects he should be as -- as anybody.
Well look many of those projects happen they just as I said didn't happen as quickly as I think.
Meaning the administration had wanted them to be completed and from but look.
Projects that expanded air transportation infrastructure.
Fix our roads and bridges certainly did create jobs but again we've got to do more we understand that we're just not producing jobs fast enough.
Our economic recovery isn't strong enough you mentioned last summer look where we're watching it again this this summer.
With what is going on in Europe and and and and their sovereign debt crises -- and that impacts the world economy and world the man.
-- before you -- speaking -- jobs are you surprised congressman Weiner hasn't left his job yet.
Well look I think that the president was it was clear on this yesterday I think.
Have been clear on this and and now it is.
I think up to him to make a decision.
Right I ask you you -- you talked about.
Having time off to coaches son's soccer team have you assumed that role with their coach there and you just kick it out because you're Robert Gibbs okay.
We -- you know that it was fun to watch.
My son plays soccer he just finished baseball which is a tremendous thrill to to watch them.
You know get better at what they're trying to do each and every day you know -- it it's been enormously fun to stand there at the bus stop.
He end up watching get off the bus and come home from school though the first -- I did it.
They'll only other -- the mom at the bus stop.
Came over and the other side roads and you know we we usually win over here so yeah that's -- -- see what from a.
We're here -- I thought it.
You're probably getting pretty good at it well you get embarrassed my son that not a good thing that Gibbs good to see you seed and sometimes it.
Thanks guys for having me.
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