McCaskill's statement on President's speech
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D - Mo.) released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s address to Congress:
“Weeks on the road getting input from Missouri’s manufacturers has led me to believe we can keep creating more jobs with some common sense ideas—more efficient job skills training, a crackdown on unfair trade practices that put our companies at a disadvantage, guarding against any excessive regulation, and making sure our small businesses have the tools needed to succeed.
"The devil is in the details, and I’ll be taking a hard look at the President’s ideas in the next few days. But the bottom line is that Congress must come together and compromise to tackle this challenge. If there’s one message I hope Congress left with tonight, it’s that putting more folks back to work is more important than who’s going to win the next election.”