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Washington D.C. – House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-22) gave the following remarks at the weekly House Republican leadership press conference regarding the President’s latest jobs plan:

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“Yesterday I was doing a tele-town hall with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and small businesses throughout California, listening to them for more than an hour on what they’re looking for to actually move their company forward. Many of them talked about that they would have the ability to hire more people, but nothing in the President’s jobs bill would encourage them to do that. The uncertainty is what puts them to great fear. The uncertainty of what the bill would hold when it came to taxes.