President Obama To Blast Cantor For Blocking Jobs Bill

Source: USA Today

President Obama will blame House Republican leader Eric Cantor for blocking his jobs package when he speaks later today in Mesquite, Texas.

The attack on a single House member demonstrates Obama’s resolve in pushing the full $447 billion jobs plan, despite House Republicans’ objections and the inability of Senate Democrats to round up enough votes.

“Yesterday, the Republican majority leader in Congress, Eric Cantor, said that right now, he won’t even let the jobs bill have a vote in the House of Representatives. He won’t even give it a vote,” Obama plans to say, according to his prepared remarks.

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