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 BlackburnMcCarthy jokes it'll be hard not to 'hit' Pelosi with gavel if he is Speaker Biden's bipartisan deal faces Senate gauntlet Biden officials pledge to confront cybersecurity challenges head-on 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 TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions The Memo: Left pins hopes on Nina Turner in Ohio after recent defeats Biden administration to keep Trump-era rule of turning away migrants during pandemic 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.