Obama and Republicans Feuding over Jobs Plan

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

WASHINGTON --

President Barack Obama and House Republicans continue their feud over how to create jobs.

In the weekly radio and Internet addresses today, Obama demands
Congress pass his $447 billion jobs bill while the GOP counters with a call for less government red tape.

Obama says it's "time for Congress to get its act together and pass this jobs bill so I can sign it into law."

In the Republican address, Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith, made a
pitch for legislation in the House that would reduce regulatory
requirements on businesses.

Griffith says "excessive regulations have been a source of frustration for businesses trying to stay afloat." He says Obama "should call on the Democrat-led Senate to follow the House" in passing red tape-cutting measures.

Both efforts face little chance of success as all-or-nothing proposals in the divided legislature.


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  • by Georgia Boy Location: Cairo on Oct 3, 2011 at 03:07 AM
    Obama fails to recognize "negotiate" requires give and take. He just wants to proclaim and have everyone bow down to him. And the Democrats, while controlling both sides of Congress, did that, much to the nation's detriment. He refuses to learn from past ezperience of things not working, accept the fact, and change directions. He wants to continue going down the same path that has already proven disastrous.
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