President Obama has a solution to a problem created by the ACA. The ACA is better known as Obamacare. The problem in question is employers cutting employee hours to less than 30, thus exempting the employer from some of the ACA mandates to business. (It’s safe to assume that most businesses will have at least a few full-time employees who will be subject to ACA requirements — at least if there are 50 or more employees.)
The President’s solution? Increase the minimum wage! That’s a great idea — instead of just getting hours cut, some of those employees will find themselves with their work hours reduced to zero. These are the employees who lost their jobs du to the minimum wage hike.