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Obama's plan to slash $3 trillion from deficit

Publié par Clifford Armion le 19/09/2011

Peter Nicholas

"Reporting from Washington President Obama will announce a plan to slash more than $3 trillion from the nation's deficit over the next decade by winding down the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, raising taxes on wealthier Americans, closing tax loopholes and cutting the cost of Medicare and other government health programs, senior White House officials said. "Obama also will warn congressional Republicans during a Rose Garden speech Monday that if they pass legislation that cuts programs for poor and elderly Americans without asking profitable corporations and others to sacrifice, he will veto the measure. ""In his remarks, the president will make clear he's not going to support any plan that asks everything of some Americans and nothing of others," said a senior White House aide, who spoke on the condition of anonymity so he could describe the plan to reporters Sunday." Read on...
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"Obama's plan to slash $3 trillion from deficit", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 27/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-s-plan-to-slash-3-trillion-from-deficit