President Obama Twitter Town Hall Meeting

President Obama began his first Twitter town hall meeting by sending out a tweet, “In order to reduce the deficit, what costs would… read more

President Obama began his first Twitter town hall meeting by sending out a tweet, “In order to reduce the deficit, what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep?” He said it was the first live tweet sent by a sitting president. For the remainder of the time he responded to selected questions that were representative of the most popular topics submitted online, which included jobs and the economy. He answered the questions verbally in front of a live audience in the White House East Room. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Obama Twitter Town Hall Meeting

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300349-1
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White House Event
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Speech
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East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 7, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2011

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  • Jul 07, 2011 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 2011 | 5:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 2011 | 7:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 10, 2011 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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