Obama says his initial jobs bill was too much for Republicans to understand

President Obama launched his three-day bus tour by attacking Senate Republicans for blocking his jobs bill, saying he is breaking up his plan into smaller pieces because "maybe they just couldn't understand the whole thing at once."

Speaking in Asheville, N.C., a favorite locale of Obama's, the president criticized Senate Republicans for blocking his $447 billion bill last week and challenged Congress to pass the bill in "bite-sized pieces."

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