In his fifth State of the Union address, President Barack Obama once again put pressure on Congress to help restore opportunities for more Americans, but only time will tell if he’ll actually follow through on taking positive action himself. Here are 12 points from the State of the Union address that illustrate why we just can’t trust President Obama:
1. The minimum wage
In his address, Obama proposed an executive order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 and called on Congress to make the increase. However, just last year, Obama had proposed raising the minimum wage to $9.00 by 2015’s end, with no progress so far.