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New reaction today -- the White House stimulus jobs -- vice president Joseph Biden is selling the success of the economic recovery plan for America.
We went from losing three million jobs in the last six months the Bush Administration.
And three point six nuclear three point seven in the first six months we took office in here in policy we could not possibly turn around before we get past me and to this first six months of this year actually adding almost 600000.
Private sector jobs long way to go.
Long way to go in the end my next guest -- that statement absurd.
Indiana congressman Mike Pence as chairman of the House Republican Conference welcome back to America's Newsroom why the third.
Well -- -- when you look at this administration's.
Statement that they've they've created about.
Three million jobs since the stimulus was passed.
Kind of reminds me of what Groucho Marx used to say.
But you gotta believe near your own -- and it looked like the American people are hurting.
Small businesses are hurting in this city.
And on the farm.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics since the stimulus was passed.
We have lost three million real jobs 2.4 million net jobs in this economy.
And all the calculations and reports from the White House are not gonna change the fact that -- economic stimulus bill has failed.
What what the vice president said in six months of this year alone -- 2010 he's talking about in the private sector 600000.
Jobs have been created.
That that was the statement he made yesterday in many admit it we've still got a long way to go do you dispute that number.
Because they didn't win it seems we're headed in the right direction if -- statements true.
Well look -- it's hard to know you go to recovery dot gov.
The official website of the White House and different than the three million jobs created that they were professing yesterday.
They -- that there were 680000.
Jobs created but the reports that were put out yesterday by the administration.
We're not based on counting jobs created in the country they were based on a mathematical.
About how many jobs are created.
Her federal dollars spent but -- at the reality I got -- tea across the state of Indiana across this country.
The reality is obvious to millions of Americans I think you see that in the polls.
That the American people know we can't borrow and spend and bail our way back to a growing economy.
But this administration is now you know producing reports based on mathematical.
Calculations to say there were headed in the right direction when the hard facts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics are.
That we have lost 2.4.
Million new net jobs since there's stimulus bill was passed this is where this debate is now -- we've been in touch with the White House trying to figure out.
Where the jobs -- save your creative what's the breakdowns were still working on that.
And when we develop and -- -- -- -- -- -- yeah let me point your viewers to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the Treasury Department actually is not the business of counting jobs.
The president's council on economic advisors is -- you know the Bureau of Labor Statistics counts jobs created and lost in the economy.
And -- say that since the stimulus was passed three million jobs lost 2.4 million net jobs lost.
All of wins and some I don't -- proves the fact this is other than holding it it backs up your point that we have seen as as we take our point across the country.
Go back to Joseph Biden he said I know what they're against me -- the Republicans.
But I don't know what -- for.
What -- you for.
Well you know I I think back -- February when the president came to the Republican retreat we handed him a copy of Republican solutions the president admitted on live.
National television that the Republicans had offered a plan for stimulus.
Had offered an alternative that would have cost.
Half as much and created twice as many jobs Republicans you know -- they have been calling for across the board tax relief.
For working families small businesses and family farms.
Marry that with real fiscal discipline here in Washington DC you know I like to say around and around back -- I think you know get government under control get government out of the way in this economy you come roaring back the vice president knows we've got a plan.
But we're happy to sit -- with a minute available more time -- Mike Pence a Republican from Indiana thank you for your time.
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