President Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington

 
President Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington
President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington July 15, 2011. Obama on Friday said he would not support a $2.4 trillion plan to reduce the federal deficit without some tax hikes to increase revenues. REUTERS/Larry Downing