GOP rep: New Congress will take 'holistic' approach to jobs

GOP rep: New Congress will take 'holistic' approach to jobs
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Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnConservative groups defend tech from GOP crackdown Lawmakers weigh challenges in fighting robocalls Senators show deep skepticism on Space Force proposal MORE (R-Tenn.) said Sunday that the new Congress will take a "holistic" approach to job creation in 2017.

“I think what you’re going to see is a more holistic approach and looking at creating the environment for job growth to take place,” Blackburn told CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Blackburn, who serves as a vice chair for President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls Sri Lankan prime minister following church bombings Ex-Trump lawyer: Mueller knew Trump had to call investigation a 'witch hunt' for 'political reasons' The biggest challenge from the Mueller Report depends on the vigilance of everyone MORE’s transition efforts, said that “less regulation” and  “less taxation” are necessary to create jobs bring manufacturing back to the United States.

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The congresswoman served as a surrogate for Trump during his presidential campaign, in which he criticized trade deals he said caused jobs to move overseas.