Transcript for ABC's '14 For 14' Hot Seat: Get To Know Endangered Arizona Democrat Rep. Ron Barber
My. Likely opponent has been running away from questions from the media. Does not hold meeting where she can be. Ask questions or she is she -- because of not something she wants to do she simply refuses to take a stand even on the most important issues of our time like the government shutdown. Where she's not willing to say which -- she would have gone. People who live on the border of the ranchers and business people and retirees. They don't want to have cartel's. Coming through their land. Through their homes. The backpacks of drugs that heavily armed. They want this country to take off its responsibility of the federal government needs through the border and there's been a failure of leadership. On the part of the White House the president and the congress is doing this. I have actually encouraged her to stay. People -- the rest of the term. But she felt that the citizens that center to congress. Have given Noory here get back on the job. -- and she couldn't get back on the job -- percent and devote herself to her rehabilitation. She would step down when she turned to me and said would you do it I have to say my heart stopped. I've never expected to run for office. My staff -- probably tell you that I -- I felt one of these events very quickly and there always pushing me to get me out the door some ways I'm doing to my staff look at -- -- to me she did the same thing. Could never get her out doors as she always had one more question and that's kind of who I -- well. First concert I ever went to was a group called the yard birds and Eric Clapton is the lead guitarist those of you out there who are from my age group will remember that we'll -- -- -- Someone -- -- today I'm kind of the rock and roller my heart and I -- that his.
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