• With: Sen. Jeff Sessions

    SESSIONS: Well, this last fiscal cliff deal, he was chief of staff at the White House. He was involved in the negotiations. They went nowhere until Senator McConnell urged Vice President Biden to get involved, and that's when an agreement was reached. It wasn't Jack Lew that reached that agreement.

    He also, when he agreed to the budget spending reductions as part of the Budget Control Act 18 months ago, he proposed a budget -- the next budget that they put forward wiped out 60 percent of those cuts. Even though he'd agreed to them in August, in January, he was proposing to giving -- giving back 60 percent of them and spending more money. So I haven't seen...

    VAN SUSTEREN: I guess it's pretty clear...

    SESSIONS: ... the kind of...

    VAN SUSTEREN: I guess it's pretty clear you have a strong opinion on this one.

    SESSIONS: I really do. I can never forget that hearing. It was one of the most dramatic things I've ever participated in, when the Office of Management and Budget looked us in the eye and insisted that they were correctly -- they were correct in saying their budget would pay down the debt, when it did not.

    VAN SUSTEREN: Senator, always nice to see you. Thank you, sir.

    SESSIONS: Thank you, Greta.