Statements about Stimulus
Sherrod Brown "sent billions of our tax dollars to foreign countries."
Says U.S. Senate opponent Eric Hovde "supported billions in stimulus for high-speed rail" and "billions more to bail out banks."
Says Barack Obama "counted on Sandy Adams" to approve stimulus spending.
Stimulus dollars paid for "windmills from China."
The Obama administration "has been outsourcing" by sending money to "solar and wind energy companies that end up making their products outside the United States."
Says stimulus money went to buy electric cars from Finland as a payback to Obama supporters.
Sherrod Brown "gave huge bonuses to executives."
An "Obamacare slush fund" paid to spay and neuter dogs and cats, then counted it as an "anti-obesity campaign."
Says Mitt Romney is wrong to claim that spending under Obama has "accelerated at a pace without precedent in recent history," because it's actually risen "slower than at any time in nearly 60 years."
On President Barack Obama’s stimulus
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "tens of millions of dollars to build traffic lights in China."
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "half a billion to an electric car company that created hundreds of jobs in Finland."
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "$1.2 billion to a solar company that's building a plant in Mexico."
Says Sen. Bill Nelson voted to spend "$144,541 to see how monkeys react under the influence of cocaine."
"Having an entirely Democrat congressional delegation in 2009, when the [federal stimulus] bill passed, increases the per capita stimulus dollars that the state receives per person by $460."
Says only seven percent of 2009’s stimulus bill went toward transportation projects, yet they created over one-third of the bill’s total jobs.
"(GM and Chrysler) repaid their loans."
Says Obama has "doubled the stock market from where we started when he was sworn into office"
President Obama pushed through the stimulus "based on the promise of keeping unemployment under 8 percent."
"(President Barack Obama) said unemployment was never gonna go over 8 percent if we passed the stimulus plan."
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