Presidential News Conference

President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. He focused on budget negotiations between the White House… read more

President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. He focused on budget negotiations between the White House and Congress, and the need to raise the debt ceiling. He also called for some revenue increases, to include closing some tax loopholes for wealthy citizens such as “corporate jet owners.” He also answered questions from reporters about a number of issues including operations in Libya, the War Powers Act, and the economy. He declined to answer several questions about same-sex marriage. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2011

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  • Jun 29, 2011 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 2011 | 11:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 2011 | 4:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 2011 | 11:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 2011 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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