Johnson then suggested that the nation’s fiscal health depends upon removing Obama from the White House in the 2012 presidential election.

“The 2012 election will determine the fiscal fate of our nation,” he said. 

Despite Johnsons wish to see Congress act decisively against the Obama White House, however, the conservative senator suggested all of Washington has become an ineffective agent for repairing the nations biggest problems. 

“I have no faith in Washington right now,” he said. “They blew it. You’re going to have to fix the problem. This is something bigger than the Republicans or the Tea Party. This is a time for the silent majority … this country is too precious to be left in the hands of the those in Washington.”