Why Walker's Win Was So Important
An energized Sean took the Hannity airwaves Wednesday afternoon and discussed the hot topic on the minds of many American's – Gov. Scott Walker's win (again) in Wisconsin. “In 153 days, what you felt last night you could be feeling 50,000 times more in November,” Sean exclaimed. “That's how big this can be. These next 153 days are going to go by very very quickly. What happened last night was extraordinary and it was important. In Wisconsin, the home of the progressive movement, a state which has not gone Republican in a presidential election since 1984 – not only did Gov. Scott Walker beat back this attempt to recall him, he wiped them out! This is a significant victory for Republicans,” Sean explained. To hear more of Sean's reaction to the Walker win in Wisconsin, please click here.
Kleefisch On Wisconsin Recall Election
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch Sees Positive Message In WI Recall Election Last night on 'Hannity', Sean was joined by the very first lieutenant governor to ever face a recall in America, Wisconsin's own Rebecca Kleefisch. Kleefisch described to Sean how she felt the recall election was good for her state. “I think that for our state, this has been a moment of character building. We have endured so much altogether. And I think we will come out stronger for it,” said Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. “Folks want to put this recall business and the non-stop churn behind them, all the political ads. We want to enjoy our summer and work on creating jobs. We want to continue to move forward. That's what this [election] is about, for us and Wisconsin. It is about going back to the days of digging that hole and putting us in a $3.6 billion deficit or moving forward to the days of balanced budget surpluses.” To watch more of Lt. Gov Kleefisch's comments on the Wisconsin recall election, please click here.
Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and author of "Leadership and Crisis", joined Sean in the show's second hour and discussed the recall election in Wisconsin. Jindal explained that a barometer has been set for nation with this win for Gov. Scott Walker. Jindal expressed his distaste for the president and his handling of Republican success and his inability to handle them with grace. Additionally Jindal commented on the nasty partisan politics that Obama's administration has participated in and has encouraged over the past four years. Jindal feels while Romney certainly could win in November he will have a tough road ahead of him. Sean will asked Governor Jindal who he believes will win this year's election. What was Jindal's response? Click here to listen to the interview!
Piyush Amrit "Bobby" Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is the 55th and current Governor of Louisiana and formerly a member of the United States House of Representatives. He is a member of the Republican Party. On October 20, 2007, Jindal was elected governor of Louisiana, winning a four-way race with 54.2% of the vote. At age 36, Jindal became the youngest current governor in the United States. He is the first elected non-white Governor of Louisiana and the first Indian-American governor in the country. In 2008, Governor Jindal was ranked one of the nation's most popular governors with an approval rating of 77%. Before Jindal was elected governor, he was a member of Congress for Louisiana's 1st congressional district, elected in 2004. Jindal was re-elected to the House in the 2006 election with 88% of the vote. He is the second Indian-American elected to Congress.
Dick Morris (born November 28, 1948) is an American political author and commentator who previously worked as a pollster , political campaign consultant , and general political consultant . Morris became an adviser to the Bill Clinton administration after Clinton was elected president in 1992. Morris encouraged Clinton to pursue third way policies of triangulation that merged traditional Republican and Democratic proposals, rhetoric, and issues to achieve maximum political gain and popularity. He worked as a Republican strategist before joining the Clinton administration, where he helped Clinton recover from the 1994 midterm elections by convincing the President to adopt Republican policies.  The president consulted Morris in secret beginning in 1994.  Clinton's communications director George Stephanopoulos has said that "Over the course of the first nine months of 1995, no single person had more power over the president".  Morris... More >