Imagine what Obama could have accomplished with the help of the Republican Party. On the very evening of his inauguration, they made a treasonous pact to subvert his presidency with organized and unyielding opposition to Obama’s economic policies. They would block any progress he tried to make, water down every bill, block every appointment and demonize every issue he stood for and blame him for being ineffective and not making progress. The fact that Obama made great strides in spite of their treasonous behavior is amazing.
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After taking office, President Obama signed the Recovery Act to help get our economy back on track. As a result:
-The U.S. has seen 22 consecutive months of private-sector job growth.
-The private sector added more than 3.1 million jobs over those 22 months,.
-Manufacturing added 334,000 jobs in the last two years, the first time since 1997 that manufacturing employment rose.
-The President passed legislation to create jobs and supporting working Americans, including:
-A payroll tax cut for all working families, providing the average working family with a $1,000 tax cut in 2011.
-Expansion of small business loan programs to help small business access credit and create jobs.
-Initiatives to help veterans transition to post-service careers.
-Tax incentives for businesses that hire unemployed veterans.
The President’s decision to provide emergency loans to the auto industry:
-Saved more than 1.4 million American jobs.
-Prevented personal income losses over two years of more than $96 billion.
-Helped make the big three (Chrysler, GM, and Ford) all profitable for the first time in years.