Boehner To Call For 'Liberation' Of American Economy In Jobs Speech

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Speaker of the House John Boehner will highlight the Republican jobs plan, and address President Barack Obama’s, in an address to the Economic Club of Washington today.In a speech titled “Liberating America’s Economy,” Boehner will call for an end to “excessive regulation, higher taxes, and out-of-control spending” that he says are preventing economic growth.

His office released this outline of the speech:

  • President’s Proposal Offers “Opportunities for Common Ground,” But No Substitute for What’s Needed “To Remove Barriers to Job Creation.”
  • “Key to Jump Starting Growth is to Get Government Out of the Way.”
  • “Tax Increases…Are Not An Option.”
  • No More “‘Short-Term Gimmicks’ That Could Worsen the Environment for Job Creators.”
  • “Address the Structural Problems” That Put America “In Danger of More Job-Destroying Downgrades.”

Boehner will outline a path for compromise between Obama’s American Jobs Act, and the GOP’s Plan for America’s Jobs Creators in line with the above principles.

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