Broad Support For #MakingLifeWork

Posted by Rory Cooper on

WOW, seems a lot of folks on both sides of the aisle are supportive of #MakingLifeWork!

Sen. Charles Schumer (D) says, “Even though we might have different policy prescriptions than Leader Cantor, Democrats agree with the diagnosis that the shrinking middle class and the accessibility of the American dream are our most pressing challenges.”

The Heritage Foundation says, “Cantor zeroed in on Americans’ need for expanded opportunities.”

The National Review says, “House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s speech at the American Enterprise Institute this afternoon is an overture to working Americans, from middle-class soccer moms to first-generation immigrants.”

The Wall Street Journal says, “Mr. Cantor, of Virginia, also struck a bipartisan tone…”

Gov. Bobby Jindal tweets, “@GOPLeader is right about education reform - let the dollars follow the child, not the other way around. It's working in Louisiana.”

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) says, “I was very encouraged today to hear the comments of Mr. Cantor. I think he clearly opened a door for the House to move on meaningful legislation. I’m hoping that all of this sends a bright signal to all of our colleagues, that we should not concentrate so much on who we are against, but what we are for.”

Rep. Lamar Smith (R) says he, "did a great job of laying out the agenda we need to follow, personalizing it and explaining how it is going to help the American people."

Rep. Richard Hanna (R) says, “It was just refreshing to hear someone talk about education.”

Special Guest Fiona Zhou told Human Events, “Actually, I am really honored to be included in part of this speech, I was listening and then suddenly I realized he was talking about my story.”

AND THE CRITICS: They aren’t pushing back on policy or substance.

QUESTIONS FOR JAY CARNEY: 

  1. Does the President support kids having school choice? Why not?
  2. Does the President support giving Moms and Dads the opportunity for flex time? Why not?
  3. Does the President support repealing the medical device tax? Why not? 




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