The Senate and Jobs

Here’s another aspect of the Democratic Party-controlled Do-Nothing Senate’s attitude toward free markets and private enterprise—that is, non-government—job creation.

Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D, NV) offered to allow a swift vote on the JOBS Act, a Republican-led jobs bill that passed the House [last year!] with overwhelming bipartisan support, in exchange for Republicans dropping their objections to confirming some of President Obama’s judicial nominees.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R, KY) has the right of it.

I think most Senators would rather be working on things that the American people believe would actually help create jobs than to see the Senate embroiled in another controversy which I fear my good friend, the Majority Leader, is seeking to precipitate.

Now the Democrats are ready to talk about jobs for Americans?  But only as a quid pro quo, and not because jobs are something that Americans actually need?

Against what trades is Reid holding the other 25+ House-passed jobs related bills?

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