All's quiet on the economic front: Will Republicans lead us out of the trenches in 2016?
Today's most recent news on the economic front is just a disaster. After the public was led down the garden path of believing that somehow the Obama stimulus, Obamacare, and all of these other glorious programs would result in a big turnaround for the economy, we now discover that GDP growth is at a pathetic 1.7%. It is unfathomable to me that the greatest country on the face of the planet has a 1.7% GDP. And what makes this all even more ridiculous is that Obama could be re-elected after four years of failure. It's now clearer than ever that Republicans must get 2016 right. The GOP better have a strategy, fight for the 'right' causes, and learn how to address their foe - the biased liberal media. America's ready... but is the GOP?Cruzing to a halt on Obamacare?
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) insists that his plan to shut down the government is the only viable option Republicans have to prevent ObamaCare from being implemented: "The most important constitutional check on executive overreach is the power of the purse, and in sixty one days when the continuing resolution expires, I believe that is the best leverage point." Republicans will have to fight against ObamaCare, but Ted Cruz acknowledged that his strategy has not won him many friends; he jokingly confessed that, "it does keep me up at night that Morning Joe doesn't consider me his favorite person." When the discussion turned more serious, however, Laura questioned him about his antagonizing remarks made against other GOP leaders - namely his "surrender caucus" comment. Cruz flatly denied her accusations, insisting, "I have not said an ill word about any of my colleagues." Byron York did a little digging, however, and found out that this might not be the whole truth... (Listen free)