Obama Pressures Congress on Averting Sequestration

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama speaks about the need for Congress to avert the automatic $1.2 trillion in budget cuts set to kick in March 1. Obama said if lawmakers can’t agree on a broad deal to replace the across-the-board spending reductions, Congress should “at minimum” pass a temporary, smaller package that provides more time for negotiations. (Source: Bloomberg)
Greek PM Tsipras Tries to Rally Funding Support
29:54 - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought to rally a consensus in parliament for his effort to secure bailout funds after his proposals to bolster the nation’s finances failed to satisfy his European creditors. Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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