House Republicans resist President Obama's stimulus plan

Friday, January 23, 2009

One of President Obama’s top priorities is to move his $825 billion stimulus plan through Congress. Although there is consensus that the economy needs to be rehabilitated, Obama’s vision of how to fix it is meeting resistance mostly among House Republicans. Joining us is one congressman who is currently withholding his support, Representative Scott Garrett of New Jersey. Congressman Garrett is a Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises for the House Financial Services Committee.

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"We basically just gave another 350 billion dollars away, still without any plan on how to spend it."
— Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) on why he is withholding his support for President Obama's stimulus plan


Congressman Scott Garrett

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