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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Sheila Jackson Lee: Writing executive orders for Obama to sign ‘our number one agenda’ -- By Patrick Howley, The Daily Caller

U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Fair Sentencing Act in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, August 3, 2010. With Obama are (L-R) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Rep Bobby Scott (D-VA), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX).      REUTERS/Jason Reed    (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) - RTR2H0ABDemocratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said that the new Congressional Full Employment Caucus will “give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign.”

Jackson Lee added that writing up executive orders “should be our number one agenda.”

“We will be answering the call of all of America because people need work and we’re not doing right by them by creating work,” the Texas congresswoman said. “I believe this caucus will put us on the right path and we’ll give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign with pride and strength,” Jackson said Jan. 29 at a press conference where she and fellow Democrats launched the Full Employment Caucus.

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