Presidential Remarks on the Economy

President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy, invoking Theodore Roosevelt’s populism and challenging Republican belief in trickle-down economic theory. In his remarks he said… read more

President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy, invoking Theodore Roosevelt’s populism and challenging Republican belief in trickle-down economic theory. In his remarks he said the theory spoke to individualism but “has never worked,” and that the nation was at “a make-or-break moment for the middle class.” He promoted his economic priorities, including the extension and expansion of Social Security payroll tax cuts, and said a strong economy started with education, which he declared a “national mission.” close

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Program ID:
303034-1
Category:
White House Event
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Speech
Location:
Osawatomie, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Dec 06, 2011 | 1:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2012 | 5:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 06, 2011 | 1:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 06, 2011 | 8:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2011 | 1:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2011 | 8:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2011 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 24, 2012 | 5:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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