Obama to Mark Lehman Bros Collapse, U.S. Financial Recovery

President Barack Obama plans mark the five-year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the economic gains made since then, the White House said in a statement.

Obama plans to make a speech in the Rose Garden on Sept. 16 and will warn against “more self-inflicted wounds from Washington” as Congress considers a new budget and debates an increase in the debt ceiling, according to the statement.

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