May 07 2012
U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) delivers the Weekly Republican Address, calling for pro-growth tax reform to broaden the tax base, lower rates for everyone and provide Americans the opportunity to succeed. Senator Corker says "families and state governments are making tough decisions every day in order to make ends meet. And businesses are crying out for clarity on tax rates and regulation. This uncertainty is what's weighing down the recovery and preventing the investment needed to create jobs..."
Sen. Corker points out the failure of President Obama and Senate Democrats to lead on basic budgeting, lowering the debt, and fiscal reforms. He says, "Failing to accomplish even the most basic responsibility of government is a total failure of leadership and represents everything the American people hate about Washington. . . . "Despite every warning sign imaginable, we have no solutions from this Administration or Democratic leadership in the Senate.
"The President punts on almost every tough decision. In fact, as he appeals to college students, his Administration is robbing those same young people of their American inheritance, spending their money on my generation and engaging in nothing short of generational theft."