By Keith Laing - 02/14/12 03:01 PM EST
In speech outlining the details of his overall budget proposal, Obama said it was important to keep investing in the fragile U.S. economy.
"At a time when our economy is growing and creating jobs at a faster clip, we've got to do everything in our power to keep this recovery on track," he said.
Mica countered that the GOP transportation bill (H.R. 7) "establishes a blueprint for job creation, is responsibly paid for, and includes no earmarks, tax increases or deficit spending."