Weekly Presidential Address

President Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. He said that sequestration budget cuts had taken effect because Congress… read more

President Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. He said that sequestration budget cuts had taken effect because Congress failed to compromise. He urged Congress to act to resolve the issue.

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and started March 1, 2013. close

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Weekly Presidential Address

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Program ID:
311292-101
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Internet Video
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 3, 2013

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  • Mar 02, 2013 | 4:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 6:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 03, 2013 | 4:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
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