U.S. Congressman Mike Pence, Chairman of the House Republican Conference, made the following statement after Vice President Joe Biden declared, with regards to the Democrats’ so-called stimulus plan, “In my wildest dreams, I never thought it would work this well”:
Unless the Vice President’s measure of stimulus success is the highest unemployment rate in 26 years, then it is hard to fit his wildest dreams with reality. The reality is the Obama Administration promised that borrowing $787 billion would keep our nation’s unemployment below 8 percent. Now, after eight months of stimulus spending, more than two million jobs have been lost and unemployment is quickly approaching 10 percent.
Never in our wildest dreams did we expect the Administration’s forecasts to be so far off. Let’s give the American people back their hard-earned money,