The President spoke of the necessity of having a united front Tuesday to overcome economic challenges.
WiredPRNews.com – President Barack Obama addressed both Congress and the nation on Tuesday regarding the challenges the country faces ahead. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Obama stated in his first Congressional joint session speech, “The time to take charge of our future is here.”
Obama is further quoted as stating on Tuesday, “Tonight I want every American to know this: We will rebuild, we will recover, and the United States of America will emerge stronger than before… The weight of this crisis will not determine the destiny of this nation.”
The president called for more unity between parties, stating each would need to make sacrifices regarding certain programs and work together to achieve shared goals such as improving education, health care, and energy efficiency.
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