Doy. Chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, Mark Zandi writes:
The plan would add 2 percentage points to GDP growth next year, add 1.9 million jobs, and cut the unemployment rate by a percentage point.
Okay, so what are we waiting for? Oh yeah, the Republicans aren't interested in creating jobs -- they only want to make the president look bad. And job creation will make the president look good. So they're against that.