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Fox News alert now this is the headline of the -- the jobs report is out unemployment down a ticket seven point.
Last hour we talked to Republican senator -- around so.
Of Wyoming what -- -- the other side now democratic congressman Chris van Holland ranking member of the House Budget Committee insert good morning to -- market back to America's Newsroom.
Good morning -- -- -- we've heard from the White House we've heard from speaker Boehner what do you think about the jobs report beginning.
Well there is -- clearly some good news in the jobs report in other words we are gaining jobs out over a 160000.
New jobs unemployment has ticked down that's good news.
But I think there's agreement that we should be doing better we should be creating more jobs we should be producing more economic growth.
There's some disagreement as to how we do it I believe one of the breaks we have on the economy.
Is that continued application of the sequester.
And that's not just my view as you know build a nonpartisan independent Congressional Budget Office.
Predicts that if the sequester remains in place -- that bit by the end of this year you'll have 750000.
Fewer American jobs and you would otherwise and that just doesn't make sense I think you have your finger on -- you know it's the how right now and that's the debate we need to hand out.
I mentioned senator morass so this is how.
He said we should do it from last hour with -- It's an improvement but it's not impressive it's not what a robust recovery should look like and I believe that the Obama health care law is hurting jobs it's hurting care.
And it's hurting paychecks because of the rules and the regulations.
So -- how for him.
Is Obama -- because he believes these companies -- there they're putting people from full time to part time.
Whether it's 49 employees or -- or 29 employees -- last and that's what's holding us back.
What will bill I think when we talk about how it's important that we point to independent.
Analysis right and and that's why.
We have our refereed in congress and that's the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office I've seen no analysis up from the Congressional Budget Office that suggests that.
Is somehow holding back the economy I've seen lots of analysis up from the Congressional Budget Office.
Is they say that it will reduce economic growth this year.
By a full 13.
We also know.
That we have huge infrastructure needs in this country the American Society of Civil Engineers has given our infrastructure the very lousy great of a deed.
We have 13% unemployment the construction industry still -- the most recent numbers that just came out.
So why not meet this important national need and also put people I don't back I don't see that's why we make it -- and I think there's a big debate as to whether or not -- you can hang on that on the sequestered because some of these numbers are staggering.
Zero manufacturing jobs that's what you just referred to youth unemployment 16%.
The U six number which is a combination of the under employed with the unemployed is at thirteen point 9%.
I mean -- -- big big numbers have been high for very long -- what -- -- last.
Yeah let me be clear I'm not I'm not blaming all of this on the sequester the issue is when you're in a period of still sluggish growth.
You should do no harm and according to all these independent groups the sequester.
Is causing some drag.
Also we need that investment -- our infrastructure and in addition to eliminating sequester we should make that investment.
Help people more people back to work doing some we all know needs to be done so.
At the same time we need to reduce our long term deficit and and we just do it in a way that is more measured.
That achieves the same deficit reduction.
As the sequestered us but in a very different way -- Republican from last hour the Democrat Chris van Holland America on this strategists -- we'll talk again.
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