President Barack Obama gestures as he answers a question about the fiscal cliff from reporters, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

 

              President Barack Obama gestures as he answers a question about the fiscal cliff from reporters, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama gestures as he answers a question about the fiscal cliff from reporters, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)