Obama links debt ceiling debate to unemployment
on July 8, 2011 in Employment, Obama 12 Comments
And when they agree to the deficit cuts, then unemployment will fall…
“The sooner we get this done, the sooner that the markets know that the debt limit ceiling will have been raised and that we have a serious plan to deal with our debt and deficit, the sooner that we give our businesses the certainty that will need in order to make additional investments to grow and hire,” Obama said.
He made his remarks just hours after the government reported anemic job growth for June and a new, higher unemployment rate of 9.2 percent.