Obama Economy Speech Video: Statement on Extending Unemployment Benefits 7-19-10

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the economy and the need to extend unemployment benefits at the White House in Washington on July 19, 2010. Obama was joined by Jim Chukalas, an unemployed parts manager from New Jersey, and Leslie Macko, an unemployed aesthetician from Charlottesville, Virginia.  Congress is expected to take up a vote on extending benefits tomorrow.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch Photo via Newscom

Here is the Obama economy speech video from Mon. July 19, 2010. President Barack Obama addresses the press in a statement regarding extension of unemployment benefits. Watch the live stream video below of the speech at the Rose Garden at the White House set to begin at 10:50 a.m. ET. Thereafter the full video and transcript will be posted.

UPDATE: Full video and transcript are below.

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Click here to read the transcript text.

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The live web-feed video. The event can also be seen via the White House Web site as well as on CNN Live.

In the statement, the President will urge the U.S. Congress to extend unemployment benefits as well as to pass legislation for tax cuts and small business lending.



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