Saturday, November 15, 2008

Obama urges fast response on economy

President-elect pushed for Congress to pass a quick economic stimulus plan and said if they failed he would make such a package his first priority in office.

Obama also specifically asked for a "down payment" on his rescue plan in the form of an extension of unemployment benefits. He made the appeal on his YouTube address, a planned weekly communication with the public.



Voice of America
Obama Urges Congress to Make `Down Payment' on Economic Rescue
Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
By Vincent Del Giudice Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- President-elect Barack Obama urged Congress to extend unemployment benefits as part of a ``down payment'' on a US economic rescue plan as world leaders meet in Washington today to fight the global recession ...

Obama urges Congress to quickly pass rescue plan Reuters



1 comment:

Polly said...

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Thank you. Polly.

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