The Republican Weekly Address was delivered by Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. Senator Rubio explained the failures of the Obama administration. He contrasted those with the promise of America that he and Republicans believe in, if the government stops doing the wrong things.
“As you know, earlier this week, President Obama delivered his fourth annual address to Congress. It was an opportunity for the President to talk about his accomplishments over the last three years and to lay out his plans for the year ahead.
“And he missed on both counts.
“You didn’t hear much talk about the success of his Administration—and that’s because there isn’t much.
“Yes, this President inherited a significant national debt, but over the last three years he’s made it worse. Our national debt has grown by nearly 50 percent since he took over, and now, for the first time since World War II, our national debt is larger than our country’s economy.
“Yes, this President inherited an economy where unemployment was too high, but over the last three years he’s made it worse. Today our unemployment rate is higher than the day he took office. In fact, since he took over, it’s been stuck over 8 percent every single month. (more…)