Here is the Obama December jobs report speech video from Fri. Jan. 7, 2011. At Thompson Creek Manufacturing in Landover, MD, President Barack Obama addresses the 9.4 percent unemployment rate and makes an announcement of several new appointments in his administration’s economic team at 11:30 a.m. ET. Watch live stream video below at that time. Thereafter check back for full replay video and transcript.
UPDATE: Video replay and transcript text are below.
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Click here to read the transcript.
Live web-feed video above. The event can also be seen on CNN Live and at WhiteHouse.gov. The event can also be seen via the White House iPhone app, a free download.
After a tour of Thompson Creek Manufacturing in Landover, Maryland, the President will speak about the just released December 2010 jobs numbers. According to the Labor Dept. report, 103,000 jobs were added last month and the unemployment rate fallen to 9.4 percent, down from December’s 9.8 percent. It is the lowest unemployment rate since July 2009.
Read the entire report here: The Employment Situation Summary – December 2010.
Additionally, President Obama will announce the appointment of Gene Sperling as director of the National Economic Council, replacing Lawrence Summers. He will also announce other appointments in his economic team; Katharine G. Abraham, Jason Furman, and Heather Higginbottom.
Today’s complete itinerary is here: President Obama official schedule and guidance, Jan. 7, 2011.
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