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Politics: Tax Deal / Clinton and Obama #988214

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 10, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) A surprise visit by former President Bill Clinton at a White House briefing to defend President Obama’s tax deal with Republicans noted; photos shown; federal budget deficit and the national debt cited.

(White House: Chip Reid) The unusual scene in the briefing room reviewed. [OBAMA - asks Clinton to share his thoughts.] [CLINTON - says it is the best bipartisan agreement we can reach to accelerate the economic recovery; speaks about taxes and the economy; says the money is there to get this country out of this mess; jokes.] The impact of Clinton’s appearance discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Reid, Chip

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