Obama Says Republicans In Congress Blocking Economic Progress
Monday, August 4
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says Republicans in Congress are standing in the way of stronger economic growth.
In a statement at the White House, he pointed to job creation numbers for July, which were a little below expectations. Obama said the economy is getting stronger, but Republicans are blocking measures that, according to him, would boost job creation even further.
President Obama said the economy has made great strides over the past few years.
Obama lauded the latest job creation numbers.
Obama pointed to divisions within the Republican party.