Obama: ‘Modestly optimistic’ a fiscal deal still possible

Obama: ‘Modestly optimistic’ a fiscal deal still possible

Dec. 28, 2012
Friday night, at a press conference after his last-ditch meeting with congressional leaders today to avert the "fiscal cliff," President Obama said it is still possible to get a long-term deal, but added that, absent a comprehensive agreement, he will ask Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to introduce a short-term stopgap measure.
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