Obama: We Can’t Wait On Congress To Do Its Job By Michael McIntee | October 30, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on DC Subscribe to DC Follow this author Click photo to watch President Obama's weekly address. Click photo to watch President Obama's weekly address.President Obama tells the American people that we can’t wait for Congress to take action to grow the economy and create jobs, and highlights the executive actions he took this week to help families save thousands of dollars by refinancing their mortgages, put veterans to work, and lower the cost of student loans. President Obama says we need to rebuild our economy to be more fair, “Now, in this country, we don’t begrudge anyone wealth or success – we encourage it. We celebrate it. But America is better off when everyone has had the chance to get ahead – not just those at the top of the income scale. The more Americans who prosper, the more America prospers.” President Obama continues to urge Congress to do its part and pass the American Jobs Act now, which will put more money in the pockets of middle class families, create jobs and strengthen our economy right away. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.