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 BlackburnThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Negotiators 'far apart' as talks yield little ahead of deadline Tennessee primary battle turns nasty for Republicans GOP may face choice on tax cut or stimulus checks 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 suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan Trump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran 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.