Obama to make statement on budget shortly: White House

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Posted: Apr 08, 2011 11:03 PM
Obama to make statement on budget shortly: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will make a statement shortly on budget negotiations, the White House said on Friday, after U.S. lawmakers said they had struck a deal to avoid a looming government shutdown.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; editing by Philip Barbara)