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Chairman Priebus: “Obama Shipped the Recovery Overseas”

Excerpts from the Huffington Post

 

By: Chairman Reince Priebus

July 10, 2012

“What do Finnish cars, Mexican solar panels, and Danish windmills have in common? They were all funded by your tax dollars.

“Thanks to President Obama, taxpayer money, mostly in the form of stimulus funds, ended up in the hands of companies overseas…

“How did this happen? Consider the example of Fisker Automotive. The company received $500 million in loan guarantees from the U.S. government to produce electric cars. Then they took their money and decided to produce their $100,000 electric sports cars in Finland.

“President Obama’s policies may be spurring job creation in Scandinavia. But here at home, twenty-three million Americans are struggling for work. Millions of middle class families can barely make ends meet…

“Over the last four years, President Obama has repeated his promise to create “jobs that pay well and can’t be outsourced.” Chalk that up as yet another broken promise.

“Because of the president’s dismal record and his campaign’s desperation to change the subject, they have lately attacked Gov. Romney on false charges of outsourcing. Independent fact checkers have determined Obama’s claims are blatantly false. The Obama campaign knows this, but they continue the attacks anyway. That’s how desperate they are to hide their broken promises, including their record on outsourcing…

“This blatant hypocrisy has become the trademark of the Obama campaign. They complain about negative ads while running the most negative campaign in history. They resort to hype and blame after being elected promising hope and change…”