POLITICAL observations & opinions

* Obama presses Congress on jobs action … The test will come when the Republicans say “NO” … What will Obama do then? … Will he back and cave, or will he fight? … Will he take his fight to the American people?

Posted by Lew Weinstein on September 5, 2011

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it's game time!

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We will know in a few days how our economy

and this election season are going to go.

  • The White House says President Barack Obama hopes that when Congress returns this coming week from its summer break, lawmakers will share his sense of urgency in taking steps to create jobs and help the economy.
  • Obama plans a prime-time speech to Congress on Thursday night and is expected to propose a mix of tax credits and public works spending.
  • Spokesman Jay Carney says Obama will offer plans that historically have attracted bipartisan support and will, if passed, “positively affect growth and job creation.”

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LMW COMMENT …

The test will come when the Republicans say “NO” … What will Obama do then? Will he back and cave, or will he fight? … Will he take his fight to the American people? … We will know in a few days how our economy and this election season are going to go.

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