President Obama Statement on Sequestration

President Obama urged Congress to take action to avoid the automatic budget cuts scheduled to happen on March 1. Joined by law enforcement… read more

President Obama urged Congress to take action to avoid the automatic budget cuts scheduled to happen on March 1. Joined by law enforcement officers and first-responders, he warned that the automatic cuts, totaling about $85 billion over the course of a year, would prompt job losses, weaken national security, and cancel government services. close

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President Obama Statement on Sequestration

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Program ID:
311068-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
South Court Auditorium, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2013

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  • Feb 19, 2013 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 3:28pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 4:23pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 5:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 2:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 11:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 11:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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