Obama's Jobs Bill Fails to Advance
Senator John Barrasso weighs in
- Duration 3:14
- Date Oct 12, 2011
Senator John Barrasso weighs in
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-- fortunate enough to be joined by senator John Barrasso Republican of Wyoming -- and the senate that doesn't have much time.
What I just told you about the jobs bill senate -- President -- has just said that a Republican minority voted it down and that Republican minority.
Is preventing jobs being created full the American people.
Well as you know last night the vote was fifty to 49 that -- not a lot of people looking for.
Broad support it shows the president is trying to.
Cut it very closely and there was bipartisan.
To his bill last night on the senate floor.
There -- Democrats voted for it and Democrats and Republicans together.
Voted against this proposal because it does the sorts of things at the American people know.
Just doesn't work.
We gotta do the things that work not the things that don't work we know what doesn't work it's more borrowing and spending.
And over regulating and threatening to increase taxes on the American job creators.
But -- the senate in effect sadness sorry America we're not gonna do anything to create more jobs -- the next election.
Oh no not at all you know a month ago.
A month ago I came out with as the chairman of the senate western caucus in the house caucus came together we presented an entire jobs plan their.
A number of different bills in here this would create three million.
New jobs in America these are jobs that would help in the energy industry making us more.
More more relying on American energy which to me is an issue -- mayor of energy security as well as national security.
This would get -- rid of a lot of them.
Coming out of this administration.
So there are things that we can do today to make it easier and cheaper.
For the private sector to create jobs.
When I see this administration doing is making it.
Harder and more expensive for the private sector to create jobs what is the bottom line here senate that you -- cool completely hams strong.
Body next November's election and nobody is willing to put their neck on the line because -- -- worried about reelection.
No I don't think that's the case at all I think you are gonna see a bipartisan vote today in support of the free trade agreements one with South Korea also with with Colombia and with Panama I think those are things that are gonna.
Help us with the exports and it's gonna help create jobs in this country.
But I just think that the president's approach of increasing taxes and more spending.
Is not a way to create jobs in this country.
I think people are looking for certainty out there when they're looking at huge expenses because of the president's health care law huge expenses under the threatened tax increases and and then been incredible expenses.
-- today's Wall Street Journal talked about eleven pages of the financial reg bill.
And it's gonna come out with millions and millions of hours of paperwork.
That the private sector is gonna have to pay to get done to report.
For the government.
-- different rules and regulations and isn't just eleven pages of one piece of legislation.
All right senator John Barrasso Republican of wildlife and wild excuse me great to have you with us today sir thank you very -- and thank you very much.