Christie Blames Obama for Economy’s Squeeze on Nation’s Middle-Class

NJTV News | May 13, 2015 | Politics
Governor lays out five-point economic plan during speech in New Hampshire

How’s the economy? Not good, Gov. Chris Christie declared while delivering what was described as a major policy address in New Hampshire. And who’s to blame, according to Christie? President Obama, of course.

“So under this president we have a roaring financial market economy for the wealthy and a weak real economy for the middle class,” Christie asserted.

Christie, whose home state’s economic growth trails the national average while its jobless rate is the nation’s worst, laid out a five-point economic plan, calling for tax-code reforms, less government regulation, a national energy strategy that includes coal-fueled plants and the controversial Keystone pipeline, taking steps to foster creation of fulltime jobs, and investing more federal funding in innovative research.

Read the full report by Michael Aron of NJTV News, a content partner of NJ Spotlight].