White House Daily Briefing

Spokesperson Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing on topics such as President… read more

Spokesperson Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing on topics such as President Obama’s meeting with Afghan military leaders. Jason Furman, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, began the briefing with comments on the Congressional Budget Office’s latest report on the country’s debt, deficit, and the economy. He also responded to questions from the reporters. A major topic was “Appendix C” of the report, which analyzed the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the economy. While the CBO reported that 2.5 million jobs would be cut because of the health care law, Mr. Furman said that would be the result of the health subsidies that come with the law giving workers more “choice.” close

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Program ID:
317589-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 4, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2014

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  • Feb 04, 2014 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Feb 04, 2014 | 7:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 04, 2014 | 10:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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