House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) touted the Department of Labor announcement that 138,000 jobs were created in the month of April. BoehnerJohn BoehnerOvernight Finance: GOP makes its case for impeaching IRS chief | Clinton hits Trump over housing crash remarks | Ryan's big Puerto Rico win House GOP changes rules to thwart Dems Ryan secures big win with bipartisan Puerto Rico deal MORE also discussed the need to extend the tax cuts passed in 2003.
With more than two million new job opportunities in the last year alone, low unemployment, and high consumer confidence, the resiliency of our strong and growing economy continues to defy Democrat critics desperate for bad news.
House Republicans will build on our economic progress by extending the tax cuts that have refueled and rejuvenated our economy, securing America's energy future and addressing high gasoline prices, and ensuring that working families have access to affordable health care. The last thing the American people need right now is a massive tax increase that Capitol Hill Democrats have in store for working families.