• With: Rep. Justin Amash R-Mich., Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass.


    CAVUTO: All right, but as long as also the spending cuts are delineated year as well, not a promise to address in the New Year.

    CAPUANO: Same thing. I agree. I think that would be a mistake.


    CAVUTO: So, when the Congressional Black Cause says don't touch entitlements, when you hear Nancy Pelosi say much the same, does it trouble you that your party is not in sync with what you just offered?

    CAPUANO: I wish my party were as monolithic as you imply. It's not.

    Look, I don't want to cut entitlement benefits either. At the same time, I also understand that Medicare and Medicaid need to be tweaked in order to keep them viable for the future.

    CAVUTO: Well, they're not even tweaking. They're not even tweaking.

    CAPUANO: Well, some people are not. Some people are.


    CAPUANO: And the question is what do you mean?

    And, again, someone's tweak is someone else's devastation. So, the details matter. They matter a lot. It's like spending cuts. I am all for spending cuts, but which ones? Just like maybe Justin or others might be tax increases, which ones?

    CAVUTO: You two should take over this whole operation.


    CAPUANO: Don't we wish?


    CAVUTO: Congressman, thank you very, very much.

    CAPUANO: Thanks, Neil.

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