The Labor Department reported Friday that 80,000 jobs were added to theeconomy in June – well below already meager expectations. The overallunemployment rate stayed at 8.2 percent.
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, is chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, which closely studies the monthly jobs reports. Brady says the current trend shows job creationgetting even slower and Obama presiding over the most sluggish responseto a recession in several decades. He says the Obama health plan andother regulations have business owners holding off on plans to hire,grow and expand.
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“President Obama is now officially the worst economic president in recovery since WWII,” Brady told WND.
Brady admits that Obama inherited a rough economy butadds that he hasn’t made it any better in three-and-a-half years. Thechairman responds to Obama’s accusations that uncooperative HouseRepublicans are responsible for paltry jobs numbers and explains why hethinks Mitt Romney would be a far better steward of the economy.
“We’ll finally have a president who understands the free-market system.”
Finally, Brady discusses the House-passed jobs bills that are gatheringdust in the Senate and outlines the stark choice facing voters inNovember.