Presidential News Conference

President Obama held a prime time news conference in the East Room of the White House. In his opening remarks he outlined his health… read more

President Obama held a prime time news conference in the East Room of the White House. In his opening remarks he outlined his health care reform proposals. He then answered several questions on health care, and focused on methods of funding health care reform, his desired deadline for passing legislation, the responsibility of the two parties for the stalling of the legislative debate, the need to prepare Americans to sacrifice some kinds of medical coverage. Other questions related to government transparency, regulatory reform and the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  close

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Program ID:
287910-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 23, 2009

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  • Jul 22, 2009 | 7:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2009 | 9:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 23, 2009 | 2:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 23, 2009 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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