RSC Chairman Jordan to Democrat-controlled Senate: No budget in 902 days is negligent

As the Chairman of the House of Representatives' 180-member strong conservative Republican Study Committee, Congressman Jim Jordan, stated today, it has been 902 days since the United States Senate has produced a budget.  This "Do-Nothing Senate" has rejected jobs bill after jobs bill sent over to the Democrats who control the Senate from the Republican-controlled House of Representatives which passed these jobs bills overwhelmingly. 
 
Thankfully for American workers  --  with pressure from the American people and the Republicans in the House and the Senate  --  Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid finally agreed to have a vote on the three international trade bills finally sent to the Congress by Barack Obama, three years late.  Some 250,000 jobs are expected to be created from these trade agreements with South Korea, Columbia, and Panama.
 
Chairman Jordan had this to say about that:  "Tearing down barriers to job creation (in this case, foreign tariffs that increase the cost of American-made products) will give American businesses better opportunities to compete and succeed. Let’s not forget, though, the success of our economy also rests on Washington’s ability to end its addiction to debt and deficit spending. Senate Democrats could start by simply passing a budget – something they haven’t done in 902 days."
 
The rest of RSC Chairman Jim Jordan's press release is directly below: 

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RSC Update: Free Trade & More Jobs…But Still No Budget from the Senate

Our economy received some needed good news last week after President Obama finally sent the Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea to Congress for approval. Both the House and Senate swiftly voted in favor of all three agreements, which nonpartisan experts predict will result in the creation of 250,000 new jobs here in the U.S. without costing taxpayers a dime.

These agreements will level the playing field for American exports in these three countries, boost demand for American goods, and lead to $13 billion in new sales opportunities that will help us stay competitive in the global economy. It’s unfortunate that Democrats delayed these job-creating agreements for so many years, but passing them is a big win for our economy and for free enterprise – which is still the best route to prosperity ever devised.

Tearing down barriers to job creation (in this case, foreign tariffs that increase the cost of American-made products) will give American businesses better opportunities to compete and succeed. Let’s not forget, though, the success of our economy also rests on Washington’s ability to end its addiction to debt and deficit spending. Senate Democrats could start by simply passing a budget – something they haven’t done in 902 days.