Presidential Town Hall Meeting

President Obama held a town hall meeting in downtown Fort Myers to talk about the the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In his… read more

President Obama held a town hall meeting in downtown Fort Myers to talk about the the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In his remarks he spoke about the state of the economy, the need for government stimulus spending to create jobs, and federal assistance to homeowners. During the event President Obama received a message that the Senate had passed an economic stimulus bill and a announced the news to an enthusiastic crowd. he then wen on to urge Congress to quickly reconcile difference between House and Senate legislation so that the stimulus programs could begin. He also answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Presidential Town Hall Meeting

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Program ID:
283942-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Feb 10, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2009

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  • Feb 10, 2009 | 1:13pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 10, 2009 | 6:19pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2009 | 8:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2009 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
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