that brings me to the point

that brings me to the point

What was just said is a segue to the point I want to make. A: "The slowdown was due more to problems with equipment failures than the people on the factory floor." B: "And that brings me to the main point I wanted to make today. If we don't start investing in new technology, we're going to continue falling behind every single year." Thank you for your analysis, Sarah. That brings me to the point that we still have a long way to go toward sustainable growth.
See also: bring, point, that

That brings me to the (main) point.

a transitional expression that introduces the main point of a conversation. (See also which brings me to the (main) point.) Father: It's true. All of us had to go through something like this when we were young, and that brings me to the point. Aren't you old enough to be living on your own and making your own decisions and supporting yourself ? Tom: Well, yes, I guess so. Fred: Yes, things are very expensive these days, and that brings me to the main point. You simply have to cut back on spending. Bill: You're right. I'll do it!
See also: bring, point, that