Tags: Obama | Jobs | Democrats | Sanders

Democrats Fret Obama's Job Plan Is Inadequate

Wednesday, 07 Sep 2011 10:21 AM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
President Barack Obama reportedly has built his jobs proposal, to be announced in a speech Thursday night, around payroll tax relief. Liberal Democrats want something bigger and bolder — and they fear that the president’s action is a day late and a dollar short, according to The Hill.

Liberals want a huge plan, even if it has no chance of passing. “The president has to bring forward a bold proposal. He can’t start the process by negotiating with himself,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont who caucuses with Democrats.

Obama “needs to say, ‘If we do A, B and C, we can create millions of new jobs,’ and take it to the American people,” Sanders said.

But offering a plan that’s dead on arrival in Congress has risks of its own — depriving the economy of any assistance and perhaps further weakening Obama’s standing.

© 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

Grover Norquist: Scott Walker Good Choice for 2016

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 22:50 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker bears striking similarities to former President Calvin Coolidge, making him a strong GOP can . . .

Democratic Pollsters: Obama Hurting Hillary's Chances

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 21:52 PM

Two Democratic Party pollsters say President Barack Obama is hurting Hillary Clinton's presidential chances in 2016. . . .

Newt Gingrich: Obama Could Learn From Bill Clinton's Cooperation

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 18:00 PM

President Barack Obama's inability to work with the opposition is in stark contrast to President Bill Clinton, says form . . .

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