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McConnell: Obama playing politics with plan to raise taxes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday morning said President Obamas plan to raise taxes to pay for a $447 billion jobs bill has no chance of passing the Senate.

He called Obamas jobs package — announced last week to a joint session of Congress — a political exercise, describing it as “disappointing.”

McConnell’s forceful criticisms of the plan signal Obama will have a difficult time passing any of his proposal through Congress.

Read more about McConnell's remarks here.