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Good to have rent their house Republicans today took action to try to get to the right side of the public debate on the issue of jobs lawmakers pass a series of measures aimed at cutting red tape and increasing the flow of Green cash too small business.
We'll talk live with majority leader Eric Cantor about it in a moment first chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel has specifics.
The bill was passed within a three night needed 23 vote -- all the news coming from Democrats the house passed the jobs act designed to help small businesses launch.
Hire employees and remove regulations hampering their expansion.
aimed at helping small businesses.
-- the capital that they need.
To get off the ground in the grow.
And it cut out some of the red tape -- really gets in the way of trying to start a new business.
Unlike dozens of other jobs bills passed by house Republicans that have gone nowhere.
This measure is backed by President Obama in a Paper statement this week the administration urged pack.
Passage and said the president is encouraged to see that there is common ground between his approach and some of the proposals in this bill -- some house Democrats complain the measure doesn't go far enough.
But is because it's only -- -- you it would trumpet.
Until that time.
And pick comes a little king this is if I have.
This is this -- it yes it is bipartisan.
Republicans -- small businesses are the foundation for the country's economic success and job creation.
So many are pushing forward to become law quickly.
This proves that we can work together.
And do great things to put America back to work let's get the senate on board let's pass this bill get the president's desk.
Get it signed and get going.
Senate majority leader Harry Reid could take up this bill pass it and send -- to the president to sign.
Yeah it really is planning to move forward with a separate senate version which top Republicans say could complicate finishing the job -- -- out on the hill.
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