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-- two days away from -- in president Obama's new plan to create jobs which He will deliver Thursday night at the capitol.
The president has used the big stage before to promote his agenda but -- White House correspondent Ed Henry reports things are different now.
Fellow Democrats are ratcheting up the pressure on President Obama to come up big in Thursday's speech on job.
President -- -- congress.
The American public is waiting for -- the last time the president used a joint session of congress to push a specific plan was exactly to September's ago.
Now the time to deliver on health care He delivered that -- but a closer look reveals He was in a much stronger political position then to persuade congress.
It is September 2009.
Fox News poll 54% of Americans approved of his job performance today only 44% approve.
Of Americans approved of the president's handling of the economy in the fall of 09.
Today only 34%.
A startling drop of 21 points in two years.
Confirmed by today's Wall Street Journal NBC news poll they are only 19% of Americans believe the country's headed in the right direction.
And today's Washington Post ABC news poll.
More than 60% of those surveyed say they disapprove of his handling of the economy.
-- all due respect Mr.
President there's a much simpler reason.
For opposing your economic proposals that has nothing whatsoever to do with politics.
And -- this.
That -- work.
Exhibit -- for Republican critics the president's promise to create five million Green job.
-- initiative he's likely to push again Thursday night it's here the company likes limber or -- leaving.
The way last year so -- drug got a presidential visit on top of half a billion dollars in taxpayer money.
But revealed last week is filing for Chapter Eleven.
And laying off 11100 workers in the clean solar industry.
This millions of Green jobs expectations.
Wasn't really supposed to be.
I think the Obama administration's.
For unemployment which hasn't panned out in the last year and a half the administration officials stress this is a high risk high reward.
Industry there are no guarantees in the business world about success and failures -- -- you then that is just the way business works.
That's bigger -- today urged the president to have a bipartisan meeting here at the White House before Thursday night speech.
But officials tell me that's unlikely to happen because for now the president.
Is focused on finishing that speech -- -- to they'll be -- meeting.
Next week or so to work out details on his new plan but for now the president's focus on the speech at Fox News has learned.
That the latest draft circulating around the west wing last about 35 to forty minutes -- While Ed Henry lot on the north lawn Ed thank you let's so.
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