|Rep Tom Cole: Sequester Is 'Inevitable'|
|Nicki Rossoll||Feb 10, 2013, 12:48 PM|
Below you can find more notable comments made Sunday on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Guests included Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.; Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Republican strategist and ABC News political analyst and contributor Nicolle Wallace; and Obama 2012 deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter; ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz.
Cole thinks sequester is 'inevitable'
COLE: Well, I think it is inevitable, quite frankly. Look, for the - this was a presidential suggestion back in 2011, an idea, and yet the president himself hasn't put out any alternative. Republicans twice in the House have passed legislation to deal with it, once as early as last May, again after the election in December. Senate's never picked up either of those bills, never offered their own thing.
Cole affirms GOP will not deal on revenue
COLE: The president's accepted no spending cuts back in the fiscal cliff deal 45 days ago, so you get all - no spending cuts back then. Then you're going to get no revenue now.
Karl says there is 'zero chance' of a deal on sequester
KARL: Not before March 1st. Eventually, the pressure comes, the negative consequences, but I see zero chance of a deal on this. I don't see any chance…
Cutter downgrades Cheney's advice as the 'worst thing' for US foreign policy
CUTTER: Look, first of all, let me address Dick Cheney. I think the worst thing that we could do right now is take Dick Cheney's advice on foreign policy.
Wallace advises Christie 'to stop telling people to shut up' if he plans to run for president
WALLACE: I know. But if you're going to run for president, my advice is to stop telling people to shut up. I mean, you know, he…
WALLACE: … from New Jersey, and so I think that's New Jersey for, you know, "Give me a minute." But I think if he puts his weight on the table by bringing a doughnut on "Letterman," which was a very skillful political move, turning your own vulnerability or something you feel vulnerable about into something that you make fun of before anyone else does is political genius. But then it didn't take him 24 hours to reveal a rather thin-skinned side of the issue.