WATCH: Romney Sinks To New Low With Blatantly False AdQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Romney's new attack focuses on the Obama administration's July decision to grant waivers to states under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families law. The waivers are designed to let states experiment to improve 'welfare to work programs.' As the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities explains, they will actually strengthen welfare reform by shifting the focus of TANF employment programs 'from process and 'bean counting' (whether recipients participate in programs) to outcomes (whether they actually find and keep jobs).' According to Romney's newest ad, however, President Obama is 'dropping work requirements' to 'gut welfare reform.'|
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