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Talk About a ‘False Choice’

By on 6.29.11 | 5:16PM

President Obama on the debt ceiling negotiations, from his press conference today: 

"If we do not have revenues, that means there are a bunch of kids out there who do not have college scholarships," Obama said. "[It] might compromise the National Weather Services. It means we might not be funding critical medical research. It means food inspection might be compromised. I've said to Republican leaders, 'You go talk to your constituents and ask them, "Are you willing to compromise your kids' safety so some corporate-jet owner can get a tax break?" ' '' 

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