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US / Boehner: Job Report shows Obama wrong to scrap president’s jobs council – The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said the latest jobs report shows President Obama was wrong to close up his his jobs council.

“This is the wrong time for President Obama to scrap his jobs council and delay his budget,” Boehner said in a statement released less than an hour after a new report found the jobless rate ticking up to 7.9 percent.

“Month after month we see the same thing: high unemployment and even more debt. More than 12 million Americans are still unemployed, and it’s been that way for far too long. If government spending were what causes economic growth, as the president believes, then the economy today should be booming, and the unemployment rate in America should be plummeting.”

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