February 23rd, 2013
09:15 AM ET

Obama urges GOP to act on spending cuts

In another plea for congressional action, President Barack Obama on Saturday warned of the pitfalls should a series of automatic, across-the-board spending cuts go into effect late next week.

The president faulted Republicans for not acting and urged lawmakers to avert the crisis by drawing up a deficit-reduction plan that has both spending cuts and revenue.

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  1. Hamsta

    More " revenue " translates as TAX YOU MORE. Liberals are really stupid.

    February 24, 2013 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  2. @@@

    Speaking of "stupid" look who shows up.

    February 24, 2013 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
    • Hamsta

      Obozo has spent more money than all other presidents combined and has absolutely nothing to show for it. STUPID PEOPLE re elected him and want to keep giving him MY money to waste.

      February 24, 2013 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • ..

      Congress approves expenditures. Get an education on how Congress works before spouting ignorance, Hamsta.

      February 24, 2013 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hamsta

      That's why the supreme court ruled against his "recess appointments" amd found his appointees at the EPA to have an abuse of power.

      February 24, 2013 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hamsta

      Sequestration was HIS idea, so why is he complaining?

      February 24, 2013 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
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