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Obama's jobs bill falls to pieces in Congress

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/04/2011

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's job-creation package effectively fell to pieces on Monday as a top Republican lawmaker said the House of Representatives will only pass portions of the $447 billion measure. As Obama continued to press lawmakers for a vote on his signature legislation, Representative Eric Cantor, the No. 2 House Republican, said that was not going to happen. Asked if the bill as a complete package was dead, Cantor said: "Yes." The bill appeared to be in trouble in the Democratic-controlled Senate as well, where aides from both parties said it will likely fail when it comes up for a vote later this month. Read on...
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"Obama's jobs bill falls to pieces in Congress", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2011. Consulté le 29/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-s-jobs-bill-falls-to-pieces-in-congress