Because getting elected is Job 1
It really isn’t about jobs or tax breaks for the poor and middle class, it is about President Obama running on a “do nothing Congress”. Because when Obama preached that “we can’t Wait” and pass a Jobs bills “right away” he meant, He can’t wait to be reelected and please pass on the jobs bill, so he has something to run on.
Just now, Obama says he will:
(CNN) – President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will veto any attempt by Republicans to link approval of a major oil pipeline from Canada or other unrelated measures with the payroll tax cut extension issue currently before Congress.
And the left is going wild!
BREAKING: Obama Pledges Veto Of Keystone XL Poison Pill In Payroll Tax Legislation
President Barack Obama said in a press conference with Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who supports connecting Canada’s tar sands to Texas refineries. “If the payroll tax cut is attached to a whole bunch of extraneous issues, then it’s not something that I’m going to accept.”