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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: Savannah Guthrie) President Obama's Fiscal Responsibility Summit aimed at accounting for the unprecedented federal spending reviewed; details given about his promise to cut the deficit. [OBAMA – says we cannot spend as we please and defer the consequences; criticizes the omission of war spending from official budgets.] [American Enterprise Institute Alan WARD- notes the role of the recession in reaching deficit reduction goals.] [In response to Senator John McCain, OBAMA – jokes about the presidential helicopter.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Guthrie, Savannah
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