Skip to comments.Thune: Obama Told 'Whopper' When He Blamed Republicans for Blocking Job Legislation (VIDEO)
Posted on 07/17/2014 11:35:44 AM PDT by PoloSec
President Barack Obama told a "really big whopper" when he blamed Republicans in Congress for blocking job-creating legislation, said Sen. John Thune.
The problem in creating jobs legislation was not with Republicans, but with the refusal of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow bills and amendments to come to a vote, Thune told Fox News' "America's Newsroom."
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In his weekly address on July 12, President Obama continued his recent attacks on the GOP, saying, "So far this year, Republicans in Congress have blocked every serious idea to strengthen the middle class."
"The Washington Post fact checker . . . basically busted the president on that statement gave him three Pinocchios, which means this is a really big whopper that he's been telling," the South Dakota Republican said on Thursday. "If you look at the facts, they tell an entirely different story."
Thune explained the House had passed "four times as many bills as the Democrat-led Senate." Of the 120 bills Obama signed into law this year, he said only "about a quarter of those originated in the Democrat-controlled Senate."
"The president has a problem on Capitol Hill, but it's not with Republicans. It's with his party, the Democrats who consistently block job-creating bills, things that would get our economy growing again," he said.
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From Obama’s mindset, facts don’t exist just the delusional outlook he has. Much like Harry Reid’s The Border is Secure”.
Well , Obama is followed by his Shovel Army