WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: (L-R) National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling; Acting OMB Director Jeffrey Zients and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney participate in a press conference on U.S. President Barack Obama's proposed budget April 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama's budget for fiscal year 2014 totals $3.77 trillion in spending.
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The era of anybody using the potential of default or tarnishing the full faith and credit of the United States as budget tactic or negotiating tool has to be over ... He's made clear that he's simply not going to negotiate on the debt limit, that it is the responsibility of the United States Congress to authorize payments of debt that have already been obligated.
The era of anybody using the potential of default or tarnishing the full faith and credit of the United States as budget tactic or negotiating tool has to be over ... He's made clear that he's simply not going to negotiate on the debt limit, that it is the responsibility of the United States Congress to authorize payments of debt that have already been obligated.More quotes »
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