Boehner: Job Losses Show Stimulus Would Hurt

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), reacting to today's Bureau of Labor Statistics report that the U.S. economy lost 533,000 jobs in November, said that now is not the time to spend taxpayer money on the economic stimulus plan being pushed by Democrats.

"Families and small businesses are facing difficult times, and now is not the time to make matters even worse by asking taxpayers to pay for a slate of new government spending in the name of 'economic stimulus,'" Boehner said.

See Boehner's full statement below:
Families and small businesses are facing difficult times, and now is not the time to make matters even worse by asking taxpayers to pay for a slate of new government spending in the name of