McConnell Shreds Obama “To-Do” List

by admin on May 10, 2012

In a Senate floor speech Thursday, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell lectured President Obama for pushing a “to-do” list on Congress.

Earlier this week, Mr. Obama delivered a speech unveiling a five-point package of previously announced proposals as unfinished business for lawmakers to accomplish. Among the president’s measures are mortgage relief for homeowners, clean energy manufacturing and eliminating incentives for businesses that ship jobs overseas.

But McConnell says the GOP caucus in the House and Senate has acted on legislation, including dozens of similar bills.

“So I have a suggestion—instead of focusing on his political Post-It note checklist, the president and Senate Democrats should show some leadership and work with Republicans to move on critical pro-growth bills. These proposals will help provide certainty and provide a much-needed boost to our economy,” he says.

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