By Alexander Bolton - 09/13/11 04:58 PM EDT
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday morning said President Obama’s plan to raise taxes to pay for a $447 billion jobs bill has no chance of passing the Senate.
He called Obama’s 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.