Bernie Sanders: Republican Obstruction Is Costing America 1.4 Million Jobs
Sen. Bernie Sanders is making Republicans squirm by pointing out that if the sequester is continued it will cost the American people 1.4 million jobs.
In a statement, Sen. Sanders (I-VT) said:
These arbitrary sequestration caps have never made any sense, and now we see even more clearly the implications for our workers. If Congress does not act to end sequestration, we’re looking at the loss of as many as 1.4 million jobs over the next two years.
At a time when more than 10 percent of workers are either unemployed or underemployed, we should be doing everything we can to create jobs. We must end sequestration now ahead of the end of the fiscal year and prevent a… Read more…