CNBC 2015 GOP primary debate: on Jobs


Carly Fiorina: Women lost 92% of jobs; so lift everyone up, women included

Q [to Sen. Cruz]: What you would do as President about women earing 77% of what men earn?

CRUZ: Well, we've got to turn the economy around for people who are struggling. The Democrats' answer to everything is more government control over wages and more empowering trial lawyers to file lawsuits. Under Barack Obama, 3.7 million women have entered poverty, and the median wage for women has dropped $733.

FIORINA: 92% of the jobs lost during Barack Obama's first term, belonged to women. I am a conservative because I know our values, our principles, and our policies lift everyone up, men and women.

Source: GOP `Your Money/Your Vote` 2015 CNBC 1st-tier debate Oct 28, 2015

George Pataki: Honor blue-collar work; skilled builders instead of college

The construction industry says one of their biggest problems is they can't find craftsmen to do the work. What we have to do is honor blue collar work again. We have to honor the carpenter, the plumber, the electrician, who can actually build something and instead of just saying that a college degree delivers prestige, let's celebrate those who do things with their hands and elevate their skills using training in high school and community colleges.
Source: GOP "Your Money/Your Vote" 2015 CNBC 2nd-tier debate Oct 28, 2015

Lindsey Graham: We got Boeing in South Carolina because we welcomed them

We can talk about corporations all day long but my goal is to help the middle class, somebody who makes too much to be on government assistance but still lives paycheck to paycheck. The best way to grow the middle class is to make it a good place to create a job. You know why Boeing came to South Carolina when they could have gone anywhere to build the 787? Because we had a low-tax structure. We welcomed them there. I'm going to take the South Carolina attitude.
Source: GOP "Your Money/Your Vote" 2015 CNBC 2nd-tier debate Oct 28, 2015

Rick Santorum: I can get American workers on the side of Republican Party

I grew up in a steel town outside of Pittsburgh, and when I announced for president, I announced from the factory floor. When I talk about making America the number one manufacturer in the world, it's not just talk. I represented the old steel valley of Pittsburgh. I represented a 70% Democratic district, and won with 60% of the vote. Why? Because I aligned myself with working men and women who feel that neither party, and certainly not Washington D.C. cares about them.
Source: GOP "Your Money/Your Vote" 2015 CNBC 2nd-tier debate Oct 28, 2015

  • The above quotations are from CNBC Two-Tier 2015 GOP primary debate
    Your Money/Your Vote
    First Tier: Ten candidates by polls
    Second Tier: Four other Republicans
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2016 Presidential contenders on Jobs:
  Republicans:
Gov.Jeb Bush(FL)
Dr.Ben Carson(MD)
Gov.Chris Christie(NJ)
Sen.Ted Cruz(TX)
Carly Fiorina(CA)
Gov.Jim Gilmore(VA)
Sen.Lindsey Graham