Bass For Congress - Another Month, Another Report of Job Loss

Despite Disastrous Results, Kuster Promises Same Failed Obama/Pelosi Policies

Concord, NH- This morning, the Labor Department announced that another 95,000 jobs were lost in September and that the nation’s unemployment rate stands at 9.6%.  In response, Scott Tranchemontagne, spokesman for the campaign of Republican Charlie Bass, issued the following statement:

“Another month, another report of job loss.  After almost four years in charge of Congress, it is clear that the Democrat’s economic plan is an unmitigated disaster.  The official unemployment rate now stands at almost 10%, and nearly 15 million Americans who are looking for a job cannot find one.  This staggering unemployment rate doesn’t even factor in those who are underemployed or who have giving up looking for a job.  Once those numbers are factored in, the real jobless rate stands at 17.1%.” 

“Despite the disastrous results, Democrat Ann McLane Kuster promises more of the same failed Obama/Pelosi policies.  Kuster’s job killing economic ‘plan’ includes more taxes, more spending, and more debt.  Kuster wants to eliminate existing tax relief by repealing the tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 – a move that would result in the single largest tax increase in American history, and take $300 million out of the New Hampshire economy according to Dennis Delay.  Kuster also supports a jobs-killing cap and trade scheme that will result in the loss of over 6,000 jobs in New Hampshire.” 

“Kuster supported the Obama stimulus plan that failed miserably at creating jobs, but has left us even more deeply in debt.  Even though it is painfully clear at this point that the federal government cannot spend its way out of this recession, Kuster continues to call for even more federal spending – digging the hole deeper and deeper for future generations of taxpayers.”

“Kuster not only says that she would have voted for Obamacare, but she is pledging to go even further, calling for an even more expensive expansion of government-run healthcare in the form of the so-called ‘public option.’”

“Today’s jobs data is yet another reminder to voters that Annie Kuster’s ‘new approach’ is the failed approach of Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi.”