David Walker, Founder and CEO of the Comeback America Initiative and the former Comptroller General of the United States, is appalled by the lack of leadership and cooperation in Washington.
“We are here because of failure of the president, a failure of the Senate and a failure of the House to reach a reasoned and reasonable to avoid the sequester,” he says. “It is a global embarrassment.”
He says it’s time for Americans to come together and insist that our elected leaders start to actually lead, instead of intentionally putting us into crisis after crisis. “We the people have a responsibility to put pressure on our elected officials whether they be democrats, republicans or independents to do a deal and if they don’t do a deal, to throw them out,” he says.
And if Congress cannot make a deal, Walker is among a growing contingent who believe lawmakers should not be allowed to go on break. “No deal. No break,” he demands
. Here is a direct link to the video interview.