By Javier ManjarresObama and his administration kept to their Democrat Party talking points when blaming Republicans for the shrinking U.S. economy. The recent report from the Commerce Department stated that the economy shrank in the last quarter of 2012, which is a slap in the face to Obama, after he has been saying that the economy was recovering.
One of Obama’s harshest critics in the U.S. Senate, Senator Marco Rubio slammed the President by stating that “the President and his allies need to give up their obsession with raising taxes” and have a ‘come to Jesus moment,’ by joining “Republicans in pursuing real economic growth policies through tax, regulatory and energy reform.
“While Washington spent the end of 2012 focused on avoiding a ‘fiscal cliff’ disaster of its own making, the real disaster was happening in the real world of President Obama’s economy. The gross domestic product is not just a number for economists to care about. It tells us President Obama’s policies are failing miserably and that we need a fundamental shift towards policies that will truly get our economy growing. The President and his allies need to give up their obsession with raising taxes and join Republicans in pursuing real economic growth policies through tax, regulatory and energy reform.”-Senator Marco Rubio