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Obama economy speech
Today, I released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress:
After our economy created zero new jobs in August, the American people demand and deserve for Washington to get serious about addressing our nation’s unemployment crisis. Unfortunately, President Obama used another speech to once again promote more of the same failed ‘Stimulus’ policies that the American people soundly rejected last November.
Dianne Costa on Obama jobs performance: "More Stimuli? Washington, get ready for stimulus called Election of 2012"
Following last night's Republican Presidential Debate, the recurring theme that came up, and a topic we know is on top of the minds of all Americans, is jobs. Tonight, President Obama will compete with the New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers NFL pregame show by addressing a Joint Session of Congress to discuss his jobs and growth package expected to cost over $400 billion. However, Republicans like former mayor and Texas CD-25 candidate Dianne Costa are critical of yet more government intervention and spending, especially in the wake of zero jobs growth in August and Obama's ongoing economic malaise. If this sounds like yet another stimulus package that's bound to fail, don't be fooled,
Earlier today, I previewed on Fox News President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress tonight.
The President's policies during the first two years of his Presidency have not only been ineffective in dealing with the problem of high joblessness and trying to get people back to work, they have actually made things worse.
We don’t need more government jobs, we need the private sector to grow the economy and create jobs. Read more »
Today I called on President Obama to exercise regulatory restraint in order to protect small businesses and America’s job creators from the growing costs of federal regulations.
As President Obama prepares for his speech on the state of the economy, he should consider the burden his Administration’s regulations have imposed on American businesses. A recent Heritage Foundation study reported that in his first two years in office, President Obama imposed 75 new major rules costing the private sector more than $40 billion. And more than 4,200 new regulations are in the pipeline.
In response to President Obama’s speech at George Washington University on America’s national fiscal crisis, I issued the following statement:
The first step towards fixing a problem is admitting you have one. This, the President finally did today. While the President didn’t lead on this issue, House Republicans did in a display of great political courage. This speech comes five months after the President’s own fiscal commission provided irrefutable evidence of this impending crisis and after he offered a budget