President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night. And while the speech is usually a laundry list of policy items, most expect it to sound a lot like a campaign speech. Obama is likely to make another push for “shared sacrifice” and for everyone to pay their “fair share” by calling for tax hikes on the wealthy. Obama will also pitch his economic agenda with the middle class as the prime beneficiaries.
Rep. John Campbell (R-Calif.) is tired of this approach from the president and tells us why the Obama strategy is not only divisive but harmful to America’s future.
“It would be nice if he would make some proposals about how we could improve the economy and create jobs right now.”
Campbell highlights the pro-jobs legislation the Republican-led House has passed but has yet to receive any consideration in the Democratic-led Senate. And he explains why this election year will not be one of great legislative accomplishment.