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President Obama Tells GOP To Raise Debt Ceiling During Press Conference

Michael Juliani |
January 14, 2013 | 11:33 a.m. PST

Executive Producer

Change we can believe in?  (Flickr Creative Commons)
Change we can believe in? (Flickr Creative Commons)

President Obama addressed Republicans in a Monday press conference, saying they shouldn't "act irresponsibly and put America through another economic crisis," according to The Daily Beast.

"We are not a deadbeat nation," Obama said.

In the last news conference of his first term, the president pressured GOP lawmakers to raise the debt ceiling, because otherwise they would be dealing "a self-inflicted wound on the economy."

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