Obama Clarifies 'doing Fine' Comment On Private Sector Jobs

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, seeking to clarify comments about the strength of the U.S. economy, said later Friday it is "absolutely clear" that the U.S. economy is "not doing fine."Obama spoke hours after saying in a White House news conference that "the private sector is doing fine." Republicans pounced on those comments, saying they showed Obama had a lack of understanding about the nation's economic woes.Read More... More on Barack Obama

RELATED ARTICLES
BING NEWS:
  • Romney video targets Obama’s ‘doing fine’ comment
    Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is up with a new ad targeting President Obama for his remark on Friday that the private sector of the economy is doing “fine.” The video features footage of Americans describing their personal economic hardships ...
    10/5/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Mitt Romney, echoing Obama critique, says big businesses ‘doing fine’ thanks to offshore tax shelters
    Romney’s assertions resembled Obama’s declaration earlier this summer that the “private sector is doing fine.” Romney and other Republicans pounced on the president’s comments and cast them as an indication that he was out of touch with the ...
    08/24/2012 - 4:53 am | View Link
  • Rasmussen: Consumer confidence hits 2012 low
    Jim Geraghty wonders whether this latest claim on economic success in the wake of so much bad data will be worse than Obama’s claim that the private sector is doing fine: Or for that matter, the “you didn’t build that” comment: Actually ...
    07/26/2012 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Obama downplays weak jobs report; Romney blames him for it
    Other Republican leaders echoed Romney's remarks, with House Speaker John Boehner taking a jab at Obama's comment last month that when compared to public sector job creation, the private sector was "doing fine." "Today's report shows the private sector ...
    07/6/2012 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • In Campaign Circle of Life, It's a Gaffe Eat Gaffe World
    That came in the form of Obama saying "The private sector is fine," which sure ... the "Walkback" of the statement where president clarifies that "The economy is not doing fine." And finally, Stage 4, the "Measurement," where the media's picks over ...
    06/11/2012 - 9:57 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Barack Hussein Obama
    This Is Barack Obama: All You Need to Know, in One Place By Discover The Networks. Barack Obama's Rules for Revolution: The Alinsky Model (booklet)
    08/4/2015 - 1:32 am | View Website
  • Elections | Politics | Fox News
    Find the most recent news about the presidential candidates, elections and the debates on Fox News.
    08/4/2015 - 12:06 am | View Website
  • Breitbart TV
    Donald Trump Looms Large over First GOP Presidential Debate. 1495 comments · 3 hours ago. Scott Walker Compares Donald Trump to Democrats as Trump Blows Past Him in ...
    08/3/2015 - 6:01 pm | View Website
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th President of the United States of America. Born in Hawaii, the son of a Kenyan father and a mother from ...
    08/3/2015 - 5:40 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    08/3/2015 - 11:20 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News