Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the “right thing to do.”
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