The next act for the Jobs Act, the Iran-tied terror plot and regulations top the PressSec’s agenda. at WH brief.
Carney on AJA vote: “A majority of the United States Senate voted in favor of legislation that is supported by the majority of the American people….and it was blocked by Republicans.”
Refuses to delve into other potential terrorist targets stemming from intel on Iran-tied assassination plot.
Says GOP’s no vote shows their “willingness to live with 9.1 unemployment…and the kind of modest economic growth that will not add to our employment rolls.”
On regulation roll-back, Carney says Obama willing to continue to do away with “onerous” regulations.
Says admin. discussing expanded sanctions with European nations directed at Iran in wake of terror plot.
Has “no doubt” admin. will be able to persuade other nations to act.