WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) — A Missouri congressional candidate Saturday blasted President Barack Obama‘s policies, saying government should “get out of the way” so the economy could grow.
Delivering the Republican Party’s weekly address, Ann Wagner said the president’s policies had hurt small business, citing her own experiences working in her family’s carpet business, The Hill reported.
“I saw my father deal with every headache the government threw his way — whether it had to do with the signs on the front of the building or the prices on the showroom floor,” she said. “He knew he could do better, if government would just get out of the way — and stay out of the way.”
Wagner, a former ambassador to Luxembourg, is running in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District.
She called for reform of the tax code, repeal of the Affordable Care Act and expanded use of coal and natural gas, ABC News reported.
Attempting to deflect Obama’s personal popularity, Wagner said “this election is not about President Obama the person, it’s about his failed Presidency and failed leadership.”
She urged voters to elect Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
“Our country is going in the wrong direction — and Mitt Romney is the only leader who can turn this economy around, get Americans back to work and
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