President Obama on the Economy and the Deficit

President Obama made a statement about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if… read more

President Obama made a statement about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. He announced that he had invited congressional leaders to the White House to begin negotiations. He said he was open to compromise with Republicans but that “I refuse to accept any approach that isn’t balanced.” He reiterated his position that the wealthiest citizens should pay more in taxes, saying that the majority of voters agreed with him. close

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

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309362-1
Category:
White House Event
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Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2012

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  • Nov 09, 2012 | 1:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 09, 2012 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 09, 2012 | 1:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 09, 2012 | 1:45pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 09, 2012 | 1:46pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 09, 2012 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 10, 2012 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 10, 2012 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 10:40am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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