Saturday, July 17, 2010

Weekly Address: President Obama Says GOP Senate Leadership Choosing to "Filibuster Our Recovery and Obstruct Our Progress"

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, the President criticized the Republican leadership in the Senate for opposing initiatives which that would create jobs and strengthen the economy like cutting taxes for small businesses and extending unemployment insurance for Americans who have lost their jobs during the recession.  Aiding small businesses and renewing unemployment insurance are not just the right things to do for those hit hardest by the recession, they are steps that will help strengthen the recovery.  When crises strike Main Street, the President believes it’s important to put aside politics and act in the best interests of American families and small businesses.

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