posted on Aug, 22 2012 @ 05:57 PM
CNN, Washington, DC. Today, after a relaxing 4th of July weekend, President Romney held a press conference to address the issues faced by the
growing numbers of unemployed. With the release of the adjusted unemployment numbers for May 2015, the official figures now stand at 12.7%.
President Romney promised that his newest round of tax cuts for people making over $1 million a year and his reducing corporate income tax to 5% will
create more jobs for middle class America, and that the new rate for millionaires of 15% on earnings to replace the rate of 20% they were paying after
last years cuts will definitely bring unemployment down to 6% by year end. He stressed that last summer's removal of unemployment extensions beyond
six months of payments for all Americans was not causing unnecessary hardship.
In the meantime, President Romney promised the 100 million Americans without health insurance that there will be a plan "coming soon" to replace the
Affordable Healthcare Act, but did not say exactly what that plan was. He did make a statement that "Under the Obama Administration, the costs of
providing healthcare to Americans with pre existing conditions was simply unsustainable for the insurance companies".
President Romney also addressed last month's debt ceiling increase to $22 trillion dollars, saying that the ongoing annual spending increases for the
Department of Defense were necessary for the security of the nation, and that the unfunded job creating tax cuts for the rich will continue.
Americans can expect further cuts to social services, medicare, food stamps, education and essential services such as 911, to help reduce the ongoing
deficit, expected to hit $2 trillion by the end of 2015.
When pressed by reporters to discuss the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by relaxation of safety measures after the massive
deregulation of the oil and exploration industry in 2013, Romney refused to answer any questions, simply saying that he has faith that the oil
companies will make sure the spill is cleaned up from the Texas coast to Florida, as they will act responsibly and do the right thing. He declined to
provide a timeline for the cleanup, or the shut down of the well that has been spilling for almost 9 months now.
While President Romney couldn't provide any timeline for the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan after last years' admission that a 2014 timeline
for withdrawal was "unattainable", he blamed the administration of Barack Obama for setting an unrealistic timetable for this goal.
President Romney praised the recent fact finding mission to Israel by Vice President Ryan, saying that diplomatic efforts there will ensure that Iran
will not actually use the nuclear weapon that was tested just last month. The President refused to discuss the ongoing bloodshed in Syria, saying
simply that this was a complicated situation and that an internationally acceptable diplomatic solution would be "coming soon", reiterating what he
has been saying since being elected in 2012, but was not willing to discuss this topic any further.
In closing, the President said that the current field of Democratic challengers for the Presidential Candidate race in 2016 was looking incredibly
weak, and that as usual, none of the candidates could provide any solutions to the problems that he was fixing for America in his Presidency, and that
he was confident that his ongoing "good sense for America policies" would win him relection.