Republicans are mocking President Barack Obama
for telling an unemployed
semi conductor engineer’s wife to send him a resume so he could try to discover why the man has been out of work for three years.
made his offer to Jennifer Wedel
, a 29-year-old mother-of-two from Fort Worth, Texas, after she questioned him during an experimental Google+ question and answer session from the White House.
Now the Republican National Committee has launched a website, NotBetterOff.com
, in which it offers to drop off any resume to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
"We’re pretty sure the 12 million jobless Americans would all love to send their resumes to the White House for some help," RNC spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski said.
Wedel told Obama about her husband during Monday’s town hall and questioned why the government continues to issue and extend visas for specialized jobs when there are unemployed Americans in the same field.
Obama said he was “interested” to hear of the case. “The word we’re getting is that someone in that kind of high-tech field, that kind of engineer, should be able to find something right away,” he said.”
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