Gillespie: Obama's Leadership ‘Hostile to Job Creators'

Sunday, 03 Jun 2012 10:51 AM

By Amy Woods

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
President Obama’s policies are “hostile to job creators” and riddled with excessive regulations and mandates, according to Ed Gillespie, senior adviser to Mitt Romney.

“This is a hostile environment for job creation in our economy, and that’s why, frankly, it adds a sense of urgency in terms of this year’s election to be able to turn things around, because the only thing that’s going to change it are changing the policies, and that means changing the person in the White House,” Gillespie said on “Fox News Sunday.” “The stimulus bill and healthcare bill and the Dodd-Frank excessive regulations are a part of what’s stifling our economy today.”

Gillespie lambasted Obama for lack of leadership, describing it as “vacant” and “absent” during tough economic times.
“You don’t see President Obama,” he said. “All he does, seemingly, is campaign and go to fundraisers. Where is his leadership on this?”

Regarding Romney’s record as governor, Gillespie argued with host Chris Matthews over Massachusetts’ unemployment numbers during the four years Romney was in office.

Gillespie said the state ranked 30th in the nation at the end of Romney’s term, as opposed to 47th. Gillespie said Romney not only saw the state’s unemployment rate decrease but also saw a $5,500 increase in annual income for the average family in Massachusetts.

“We’re proud to contrast that with President Obama,” Gillespie said.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

China Unveils New Warfare Drones at Air Show

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 15:45 PM

From the Chinese point of view, wars of the future are looking more like Star Wars every day.
 . . .

Poll: Americans Don't Want Shutdown Over Amnesty

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 13:15 PM

Americans disagree on President Barack Obama taking unilateral executive action on amnesty for illegal aliens, but they  . . .

Iran on Nuke Talks Extension: 'Americans Surrendered to Our Might'

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 12:55 PM

Iranian leaders are celebrating the seven-month extension of nuclear talks with the United States and other world powers . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved