March 14th, 2009
10:15 AM ET
13 years ago

Grassley: Obama's programs 'don’t connect all the dots'


WASHINGTON (CNN) - In the weekly Republican response, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, criticized President Obama's plan to create up to 3 million new jobs, saying the president's programs "don't connect all the dots."

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  1. anthony

    Does the GOP have an economic program? Are there any dots to connect in the GOP program?

    March 14, 2009 02:24 pm at 2:24 pm |
  2. proud army navy mom

    nobody with any brains are listening to the repugs because they have been exposed for the lying obstructionists they truly are.

    March 14, 2009 02:32 pm at 2:32 pm |
  3. H R Mickelson

    Republicans, how sad, how nothing they seem and act.

    March 14, 2009 02:32 pm at 2:32 pm |
  4. Cynthia - Arkansas

    I heard his comments earlier today. HE didn't make sense. Just "No, No, No"! More gloom and doom! That's all the Republicans can come up with.

    March 14, 2009 02:38 pm at 2:38 pm |
  5. David

    We the people might start listing to the GOP when they come up with a plan. Until then I haven't herd anything from them other than NO! Obama to his credit is trying to reach across party lines and come up with a plan to help all of us but the leader of the GOP just keep say no or that want work if they know what will work beside tax cuts I like to hear it.
    P.S. GOP If we don't get right we won't have to worry about our grand kid because it will be all gone.

    March 14, 2009 02:40 pm at 2:40 pm |
  6. No Hillary = No Obama

    That's because they are strung together by strands of ego.

    March 14, 2009 02:40 pm at 2:40 pm |
  7. jayonesgirl

    Where was all of your critical analysis about tax and spend government when Bush was on vacation and Cheney and Rove were running the country into the ground and the bankers were gambling with our 401Ks? I bet you are sitting pretty on some cash too!

    March 14, 2009 02:54 pm at 2:54 pm |
  8. catmom

    And what is his plan? What is the Republican plan besides tax cuts? If tax cuts work so well, why is the country in the shape it is in. We have spent the past eight years with Republican policies and they have done nothing for the country. All those rich people who were supposed to create jobs with the Bush tax cuts didn't. Why should we expect for them to do it now?

    March 14, 2009 03:04 pm at 3:04 pm |
  9. Staunch Democrat

    How many dots did former President Bush connect before leaving office? As we were bleeding jobs and home foreclosures, where were all these GOP plans, ideas and suggestions to President Bush before he left office?

    If turning off the payroll tax for the next 2 years, as some GOP Senators suggested as simple as turning off a switch, then why was that not done, by the previous administration?

    If tax cuts are the way to go, please tell me how many new jobs were created during Bush's 2 terms?

    March 14, 2009 03:09 pm at 3:09 pm |
  10. Sammy

    Um... has there been any plan of any kind anywhere in the world that answers all the questions up front? It's an old military saying but no plan survives after the first shot is fired. It will be the same for this plan as well. The needs will change along the way and therefore so will the process as well. This guy wont get all the answers he demands so therefore it must be a bad plan. When he tries to get a loan he should hope the bank has some room for any possible uncertainty. That is why there is such a thing as insurance and collateral.

    March 14, 2009 03:24 pm at 3:24 pm |
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