Obama’s “We Can’t Wait” (Reelection) campaign continues on. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney stated that Obama will “continue” to act “independently” without Congress to “benefit the American people.”
“He [Obama] fully understands that the kinds of things that are contained within the American Jobs Act require congressional action, require laws being passed, and that’s why he’s pressing for Congress to take action legislatively,” Carney told reporters on Monday at the White House.
“But he can also act independently or, rather, administratively, and exercise his executive authority to benefit the American people in other ways. And he will continue to do that.”
Carney dismissed House Speaker John Boehner’s disapproval of the president acting unilaterally…
“He is simply acting to help the American people, whether it’s with their mortgages, their student loans, their access to vital drugs, assisting businesses to speed up the process by which they get a, you know, contracts, with their payments from the federal government. These are all measures he can take administratively, and he will continue to take them.”
There was a time in America when the federal government had little to no involvement in the very areas that Obama is putting his helping hand. Of course if the federal government still believed in personal responsibility and small government it would be harder for Obama to pass out taxpayer money to buy votes.