Obama To Deliver Statement At 1PM

Obama East Room

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President Barack Obama will deliver a statement to the press at 1 p.m. today, according to the White House.Obama will address the deaths of 30 American servicemen in Afghanistan on Saturday, as well as the S&P downgrade of U.S. debt, and the general state of the economy.

According to the White House, he will deliver his remarks from the formal State Dining Room.

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