Article Image
News Link • Obama Administration

Obama to discuss fiscal issues at news conference

• Reuters

"He'll use it to discuss a number of issues including some of the upcoming fiscal deadlines like the debt ceiling," a senior White House official said.


Obama's last full-scale news conference was on November 14, shortly after he won re-election. He took questions from the media last week after a meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.


Fresh off negotiating a resolution to the so-called fiscal cliff, new political confrontations loom over budget and borrowing.


The United States is due to bump up against its borrowing ceiling in mid-February. Republicans have said they will insist on spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt limit, but the president has declined to negotiate over the increase.

Join us on our Social Networks:


Share this page with your friends on your favorite social network: