Key quotes from Kyl, with the full transcript below the jump:
"If you look at the fact checkers, I look at The Washington Post. They say Obama is blowing smoke. They give him three Pinocchios. In other words, he-- he is fibbing. He’s misrepresenting the facts about Bain Capital. I think the important point that people are missing here is the final point that Ed Gillespie made. And that is that the reason that businesses find that they have to find employees in other states or even sometimes in other countries to do their work is that this administration is making it so hard to do business in the United States, and be competitive that they’ve got to do that."Kyl went on to let Gregory get him off track by trying to analogize with the Olympics. Gregory ran with Kyl's Olympics comment and turned it into a question about the USOC's uniforms being made in China. Clever, and it took Kyl off message.
Regarding taxes, Kyl made a comment that I believe is questionable:
Well I’m-- I’m believing that Republicans, first of all, are gain-- will gain control of the Senate. That means that both the House and the Senate will reject these kinds of job-killing tax increases that the president’s proposing. I think that will make it more difficult for the President to propose what he is doing now, and go back to where he was a year and a half ago when he said it would be a blow to the economy to increase taxes on anyone. He was right then, and then we had a three percent GDP growth. Now we’re under two percent.Is he saying that the rate of our GDP growth went down because of the extension of the tax cuts? Because of the possibility that they might not get extended? Either way, it does not make sense to me.
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