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 BlackburnTaylor Swift on National Voter Registration Day: 'We need everyone' Democrats smell blood with new DHS whistleblower complaint Hillicon Valley: Election officials prepare for new Russian interference battle | 'Markeyverse' of online fans helps take down a Kennedy | GOP senators unveil bill to update tech liability protections 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 TrumpBiden on Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power: 'What country are we in?' Romney: 'Unthinkable and unacceptable' to not commit to peaceful transition of power Two Louisville police officers shot amid Breonna Taylor grand jury protests MORE’s transition efforts, said that “less regulation” and  “less taxation” are necessary to create jobs bring manufacturing back to the United States.


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.