FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Van Wanggaard JUNE 29, 2010 (262) 930-6503
Wanggaard: President Obama Owes Racine Some Answers
[RACINE] – With President Obama scheduled to hold a town hall meeting in Racine on Wednesday, State Senate candidate Van Wanggaard expressed his desire for an honest explanation regarding the federal polices that have killed thousands of jobs in southeastern Wisconsin:
“It’s nice to know that the current administration realizes Racine County exists. As jobs leave southeastern Wisconsin faster than Air Force One on its way back to DC, I hope the President uses this trip to answer questions regarding the Bucyrus situation and Chrysler’s abandonment of Kenosha for Mexico.
“These two unfortunate situations are similar in that the federal government played a direct role in facilitating massive job loss. What’s more upsetting is that in both cases, the administration displayed a disturbing attitude of disregard for the affected communities and our elected representatives who demanded answers.
“President Obama, as the leader of the Executive Branch, is accountable for these ridiculous and devastating decisions, and he owes Racine and its neighboring counties an explanation that goes further than just placing blame on his predecessor.”
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