Congressman Mark Meadows

Representing the 11th District of North Carolina

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Meadows Welcomes President Obama to the Real World

Feb 13, 2013
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Mark Meadows (NC-11) released the following statement regarding the president’s visit to North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District.

“I welcome President Obama to Western North Carolina, but I encourage him to leave the empty rhetoric at home and take a look at the real world.  In the real world, factories are shutting down and hardworking families are struggling to make ends meet because of his failed policies.  With double-digit unemployment in the region, Western North Carolinians have truly felt the effects of the president’s tax-and-spend agenda and regulatory burdens.  And now, the same folks who have struggled under the president’s watch will face an even bigger hit if he doesn’t bring forward a credible plan to replace his sequester.

“In the real world, the president’s policies are not working.  I encourage him to take the time today to speak with the families and businesses who are suffering under his economic agenda.”