Watch: Obama continues bipartisanship push
In his weekly address, President Obama continues to ask Congress to put Americans first.
Mon, Aug 22 2011 at 10:37 AM
For the second week in a row
, President Obama is asking members of Congress to put their country before their party. The nation’s economy is on shaky ground and some Americans are fearful of a double dip recession.
“The fact is, we’re going through a tough time right now. We’re coming through a terrible recession; a lot of folks are still looking for work. A lot of people are getting by with smaller paychecks or less money in the cash register. So we need folks in Washington – the people whose job it is to deal with the country’s problems, the people who you elected to serve – we need them to put aside their differences to get things done.” Source: The White House
President Obama’s definition of getting things done includes extending the payroll tax cut, passing a road construction bill and expanding exports.
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