Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) accused Democrats of supporting policies “that have blocked jobs, hurt the poor, sold out the most vulnerable amongst us, and have left too many behind” during the Republican Party’s weekly address.
“President Obama continues to rely on policies of overreaching economic regulation based on European models of status quo instead of American ideals of growth and exceptionalism … those wrong policies are taking a terrible toll and hurting a lot of people who voted against the President and a lot of people who voted for him, especially those who are struggling to make ends meet. We care about the victims of these misguided policies because they are our families, our friends, our neighbors, those who agree with us politically and those who disagree with us. They are Americans” he said.
Gardner added that “President Obama and his allies in Congress have forgotten that they were elected to represent all Americans. They have lost their way and lined up with special interest actions that have blocked jobs, hurt the poor, sold out the most vulnerable amongst us, and have left too many behind.” And “for too long, this Administration and Democrats in the Senate have obstructed policies that will get Americans back to work … Just yesterday, the Keystone Pipeline delay turned six years old. Thanks to the President’s inaction, we are no closer to building the pipeline today than we were six years ago.”
He also criticized the president and Senate Democrats for failing to pass jobs bills passed by the House and allow for energy development on public lands, stating “who is hurt most by the obstruction? It’s not the big corporations. It’s not the rich. It’s people looking for work, people in need of a good paying job.”
(Transcript via ABC News Radio)
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