Valley Congressman Devin Nunes visited CBS47 This Morning to discuss immigration reform, the budget, national debt, gun control, health care costs, and North Korea.
Congressman Nunes says he is optimistic about an agreement in the works for immigration reform, as long as it does not become politicized, meaning nobody begins pointing fingers, throwing stones, or placing blame.
When asked about the budget, Nunes says there is no common ground because he believes the current direction in Washington is adding too much debt.
Congressman Nunes said, "You have 17 trillion dollars in debt. That is the debt that the government actually recognizes. When you take the debt that's off the books... in Medicare, in Social Security, now the new Obama Care health care law, you're talking about 100 trillion dollars. They're astronomical numbers that at the end of the day bankrupts this country."
Congressman Nunes was asked about gun control, since Connecticut just passed very strict gun control laws. "In Connecticut, the guns that were used were illegal in Connecticut... What are we doing to enforce these laws that are on the?"
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