CNN reporter Jessica Yellin got her first chance to ask the President a question, today.
Jessica Yellin. Congratulations, your first question here.
Thank you. Your administration has laid out four different dates by which you’ve said that the debt ceiling must be raised or the U.S. would face potential dire consequences. Three of those dates have come and gone and we haven’t faced financial calamity. Some of your critics have argued that these are then scare tactics to force a deal. So why should the American people believe that the August 2nd deadline is the final deadline by which a deal must be raised? And would you also spell out for us what you believe will happen if the debt ceiling is not raised by that date?
See Ace of Spades HQ for more analysis of his presser: Obama: I’m Not Angry With You. I’m Just Disappointed.
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