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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Maryland Congress members react to State of the Union

BALTIMORE —Maryland's members of Congress react to President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address.

Rep. Andy Harris, R-District 1

“Seven years ago, during his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Obama made several empty promises to hardworking Americans across this country. He promised that incomes would increase – but they have decreased. He promised that the price of health care would go down – but health care costs have skyrocketed, while quality and access to care have declined. He promised that the federal debt would decrease – but the debt has increased by 80%, placing an unconscionable financial burden on future generations to come. President Obama promised Americans security, but Americans are worried.

“Nothing in the President’s rhetoric tonight is going to make Americans feel secure or convince Americans that he kept his promises. Not today and not in the future. Republicans in the House, led by Speaker Ryan, will continue to focus on securing our nation, promoting job growth, fixing our broken and expensive health care system, and improving the economy.”

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-District 7

“Tonight President Obama laid out his vision for our country, not just for his final year in the White House, but for generations yet unborn. I have been very proud of his first seven years in office, and although I will miss having him as my President, I look forward to the progress we can accomplish together over the next year.



Anonymous said...

Cummings has swallowed the hook. Cut the line.

Anonymous said...

Everyone see Cummings lined up in the aisle, waiting for his time on camera. What a goat.

Unknown said...

enough is enough seven years of democratic rule has brought this country to it's knees,in more than one way the high cost of health insurance,except those usurping the system and letting taxpayers pay for their lifestyle,in which they havwe more available funds than the working man putting the welfare of illegal immigrants over the needs of our veterans and our foreign policy? the world sits back and laughs at us we have become a third world country but still my country,right or wrong God bless America

Anonymous said...

Rep Harris spoke truth - Rep Cummings regurgitated kool-aid!

I didn't watch the POSPOTUS drivel - glad to see Cummings got his spotlight time!

Anonymous said...

I didn't watch the state of the union, I already knew the state of the union, and its the worst ive seen in my lifetime

Anonymous said...

Cummings is biased and reveals his ignorance.