April 9, 2011

Weekly Address: President Obama on the Budget Compromise to Avoid a Government Shutdown

I used to work for the federal government. As such, I'm glad that the budget battles in Washington DC over the past few weeks didn't end in a government shutdown. I appreciate President Obama for the steps he took to bring the congressional leaders together over the past week to get an agreement.

I understand that the agreement calls for $38.5 billion in cuts. I don't know what cuts were made or what programs are impacted ... but, I do think that it is a good idea to seek out cuts in the federal budget whenever possible.

Here is what the president had to say in his weekly address:

What is your take on the recent budget battles?

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