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Obama / Economic Plan / A Discussion (Part II) #922986

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 2009
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[At the White House, President OBAMA - says we will not sustain deficits without end.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live strategy session continued with CNN's David Gergen and Ali Velshi and "Financial Times" Krishna Guha† about Obama and the economy. [GERGEN - talks about the huge deficit and the difficulty for Obama in getting to the goal.] [GUHA - outlines what Obama has to worry about with the Republicans and the bond market; states the bigger goal is about improving long-term finances.] [VELSHI - talks about the criticism of the stimulus plan, Obama's need to create long-term good will and get the deficit under control.] [GERGEN - says the administration does not have an economic spokesman out front and there is an erosion of confidence.] [VELSHI - outlines what Obama will tell the country tomorrow before he presents a budget on Thursday. Other material: [OBAMA - talks about the overall stimulus package.]

Cooper, Anderson

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