Government "Slimdown" & POTUS Meeting

  • Aired:  10/02/13
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Fox News rebrands the shutdown, President Obama meets with congressional leaders, and Michelle Bachmann refuses to blink. (2:40)

IN FACT, FOLKS, THIS SHUTDOWN ISSO NOT BIG A DEAL, WE NOT EVEN

CALLING IT A SHUTDOWN ANYMORE.

>> SOME PEOPLE HAVE RCALLING ITA SLIM-DOWN.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOX NEWS WEBSITE.

>> Stephen: THAT'S CNN-- ITSMOST TRUSTED NAME IN READING

OTHER NETWORKS' WEB SITES.

( APPLAUSE )AND SHE'S RIGHT.

FOX NEWS IS CALLING IT A"SLIMDOWN."

WHICH IS A GREAT NAME BECAUSEYOU KNOW WHO IS REALLY GOING TO

SLIM DOWN?

THE 9 MILLION WOMEN ASK CHILDRENWHO WILL LOSE SUPPLEMENTAL

NUTRITION FROM THE GOVERNMENT.

THAT'S JUST CHIVALROUS--REMEMBER, REMEMBER, WOMEN AND

CHILDREN FIRST.

THE POINT, IS THE SLIM-DOWN IS AGOOD THING, AND IT'S ALL OBAMA'S

FAULT.

>> SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNERINSISTING IT'S THE PRESIDENT WHO

OPENS THE SHUTDOWN.

>> REFUSING TO COME TO THETABLE, OBAMA, AND REID ARE

COUNTING ON THE MEDIA LAP DOGSTO BLAME REPUBLICANS.

>> WHERE IS OUR COMMANDER INCHIEF?

WHY ISN'T HE ON THE PHONE RIGHTNOW CALLING THE SENATE AND HOUSE

LEADERSHIP AND TELLING THEM OURNATION IS AT RISK BECAUSE OF THE

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?

>> Stephen: YES, WHY ISN'TTHE PRESIDENT TELLING CONGRESS

THAT SHUTTING DOWN THEGOVERNMENT IS BAD?

AND WHY WON'T HE TELL THEM THESTOVE IS HOT?

( LAUGHTER ).

BOEHNER KEEPS BURNING HIS HANDOVER AND OVER AGAIN.

( APPLAUSE )FINALLY, FINALLY, FOLKS, I CAN'T

BELIEVE IT TOOK SO LONG, TODAY,OBAMA DID THE RIGHT THING.

>> JUST WITHIN THE LAST HOUR, WELEARNED THAT PRESIDENT OBAMA

INVITED CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TOTHE WHITE HOUSE THIS AFTERNOON

FOR A MEETING TO DISCUSS THESHUTDOWN.

>> WE GOT WORD JUST A COUPLE OFMINUTES AGO-- THIS IS HAVE A A

TWEET FROM THE WHITE HOUSE PRESSSECRETARY-- SAYING, POTUS INVITE

SENATOR REID, NANCY PELOSI,McCONNELL AND SPEAKER BOEHNER

TO THE HOUSE TODAY TO DISCUSSTHE NEED TO REOPEN THE

GOVERNMENT, RAISE THE DEBTCEILING, ALL OF THAT.

>> Stephen: OKAY, GREAT.

NOW BOTH SIDES CAN WORK UP ONTHE A COMPROMISE.

OBAMA CAN GIVE SOME CONCESSIONS,AND THE REPUBLICANS CAN ACCEPT

HIS CONCESSIONS.

( LAUGHTER )TWO-WAY STREET.

AS LONG AS-- AND THIS ISIMPORTANT-- AS LONG AS THE

REPUBLICANS DON'T BLINK.

>> TED CRUZ SENT OUT A TWEETTONIGHT THAT JUST SAID HASHTAG

DON'T BLINK.

>> I'M NOT BLINKING ORFLINCHING.

>> I'M WE'RE NOT BLINKING.

WE'RE TAKING NO-DOZ.Z.

>> Stephen: THAT'S RIGHT, NOTBLINKING.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )IN FACT, MICHELE BACHMANN HAS

BEEN TRAINING HER ENTIRE LIFEFOR THIS.