The GOP weekly address was given on Saturday by U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and in the address he referenced the awful jobs report that came out on Friday. He said that “President Obama is on track to have the worst jobs record of any President since World War II.”
The Hill reports,
He (Sen. Barrasso) noted that the Obama administration had claimed that by passing a $800 billion stimulus bill in 2009, the unemployment rate would never exceed 8 percent.
“Instead, it’s been higher than 8 percent for 43 straight months,” the senator said.
Barrasso also took time to blame Obama for the increase in gas prices, as well as, lower competitiveness rankings for the United States.
“In terms of global competitiveness, the United States has dropped for four straight years. When President Obama took office, we were number one in the world. Now we’re number seven,” Barrasso said.
The Senator also said, “American businesses are at a competitive disadvantage because our tax rates are the highest in the developed world. Americans know what works: low taxes, reasonable regulations, and living within our means.”