Alexander Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Posted on January 27, 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) tonight made the following remarks regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address:

“My hope is that the president now will focus on jobs, debt, and terror. And it would suit me fine if he would stop right there until he has all three headed in the right direction. On jobs, that means lower taxes instead of higher taxes, cheap energy instead of a national energy tax, reducing health care costs instead of increasing them, and ending TARP instead of spending TARP. And it means getting the government out of the automobile business. All of that would create an environment in which Americans could create more jobs.”