Obama Urges Deficit Super Committee to Strike Deal

Friday, 11 Nov 2011 03:53 PM

 

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ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE  - President Barack Obama spoke with congressional Super Committee members Friday to encourage them to strike a deal to cut the U.S. deficit, the White House said.

White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters traveling with Obama that the president urged the committee find a balanced approach, but stressed he would not allow any measures to water down enforcement mechanisms. (Reporting by Laura MacInnis; editing by Sandra Maler)

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