House Republican leaders heaped blame on President Obama for the dismal jobs report released on Friday, even as they took fire from Democrats for a lackluster economic agenda.
“Another month of disappointing job gains. It’s pretty clear that the American people are hurting and small businesses continue to avert hiring additional people,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said at a Capitol press conference responding to the monthly Labor Department report. “And it’s clear that the policies that we’ve seen aren’t working.
“The American people are in a desperate spot,” he added.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) called the job numbers “pathetic.”
“The American really people deserve better, and I think under the right leadership, they can do better,” he said.
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