Meanwhile, President Obama, following his brief trip to Chicago earlier in the week, also delivered his weekly online address. He touted a recent report by Medicare trustees that says the recent healthcare reform legislation will provide extended solvency to Medicare program.
August 7, 2010 --Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam criticized the Obama administration Saturday for what he calls excessive government spending as he gave the Republican media address this week."The Obama administration and Congress are on track to triple the national debt over 10 years. Back in Illinois, the situation has reached a boiling point, and Americans are asking, 'Where are the jobs?' Forget about gtting answers. They can't even get President Obama and Washington Democrats to listen to their concerns," said Roskam, who represents DuPage County.