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Obama press conference, Nov. 14, 2012

November 14, 2012
besmirch
Ambassador, who had nothing to do with Benghazi, and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received, and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous.
disgorge
And we’ve got a full-blown investigation, and all that information will be disgorged to Congress.
Benghazi
Senator John McCain and Senator Lindsey Graham both said today that they want to have Watergate-style hearings on the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, and said that if you nominate Susan Rice to be Secretary of State, they will do everythi
progressivity
If Republican counterparts or some Democrats have a great idea for us to raise revenue, maintain progressivity, make sure the middle class isn’t getting hit, reduces our deficit, encourages growth, I’m not going to just slam the door in their face.
chemical weapon
We are in very close contact with countries like Turkey and Jordan that immediately border Syria and have an impact -- and obviously Israel, which is having already grave concerns, as we do, about, for example, movements of chemical weapons that mi
security measure
I think it should include a continuation of the strong border security measures that we’ve taken because we have to secure our borders.
9/11
On 9/11, as Commander-in-Chief, did you issue any orders to try to protect their lives?
grit
When you travel around the country, you are inspired by the grit and resilience and hard work and decency of the American people.
solvable
THE PRESIDENT:  Look, I believe this is solvable.
ice cap
We do know that the Arctic ice cap is melting faster than was predicted even five years ago.
hindsight
Do you think in hindsight --

THE PRESIDENT:  Well, I mean, Chuck, what I’ll say is, is that if -- it is also possible that had we been told, then you’d be sitting here asking a question about why were you interfering in a criminal investigation.
reelect
On the other hand, I didn’t get reelected just to bask in reelection.
tax hike
The other option is to pass a law right now that would prevent any tax hike whatsoever on the first $250,000 of everybody’s income.
civic leader
Yesterday, I had a chance to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input.
tax cut
And by the way, that means every American, including the wealthiest Americans, get a tax cut.
middle-class
Certainly no middle-class family can afford that right now.
tax rate
And then the follow-up to Jessica’s question -- tax rates.
cooperatively
The more engaged we are, the more we'll be in a position to make sure that we are encouraging the most moderate, thoughtful elements of the opposition that are committed to inclusion, observance of human rights, and working cooperatively with us ov
administratively
Obviously, making sure that we put into law what the first step that we’ve taken administratively dealing with the DREAM Act kids is very important as well.
follow up on
Do you want to follow up on that one, too?
impinge on
And it will not impinge on business investment.
loophole
We can eliminate loopholes and deductions that have a distorting effect on our economy.
nuclear weapon
I was very clear before the campaign, I was clear during the campaign, and I’m now clear after the campaign -- we’re not going to let Iran get a nuclear weapon.
interest group
“My hope,” he wrote, “is that we can make progress in light of personal and party principles, special interest groups, and years of business as usual.
entitlement
I believe that we have to continue to take a serious look at how we reform our entitlements, because health care costs continue to be the biggest driver of our deficits.
Latino
And also, what lessons, if any, did Democrats learn from this last election and the Latino vote?
elected official
So what I'm going to be doing over the next several weeks, next several months, is having a conversation, a wide-ranging conversation with scientists, engineers, and elected officials to find out what can -- what more can we do to make a short-term
prejudge
So I’m not either prejudging what he’s interested in doing, nor am I suggesting I’ve got some specific assignment.
legal status
And I do think that there should be a pathway for legal status for those who are living in this country, are not engaged in criminal activity, are here simply to work.
make sure
That’s traditionally been how we view things, in part because people are innocent until proven guilty, and we want to make sure that we don’t pre-judge these kinds of situations.
undocumented
I think it should contain serious penalties for companies that are purposely hiring undocumented workers and taking advantage of them.
red line
Q    -- red line.
envision
And exactly what do you envision is broad immigration reform?
one-on-one
And on Iran, are you preparing a final diplomatic push here to resolve the nuclear program issue, and are we headed toward one-on-one talks?
human right
The more engaged we are, the more we'll be in a position to make sure that we are encouraging the most moderate, thoughtful elements of the opposition that are committed to inclusion, observance of human rights, and working cooperatively with us ov
basic principle
And I think it’s important to establish a basic principle that was debated extensively during the course of this campaign.
follow-up
And then the follow-up to Jessica’s question -- tax rates.
PhD
The business community continues to be concerned about getting enough high-skill workers, and I am a believer that if you’ve got a PhD in physics or computer science who wants to stay here and start a business here, we shouldn’t make it harder for
disable
And the reason I won't do that is because I don’t want to find ourselves in a position six months from now or a year from now where, lo and behold, the only way to close the deficit is to sock it to middle-class families, or to burden families that have <
middle class
We’ve got to build on the progress that we’ve made, because this nation succeeds when we’ve got a growing, thriving middle class.
climate change
In his endorsement of you a few weeks ago, Mayor Bloomberg said he was motivated by the belief that you would do more to confront the threat of climate change than your opponent.
impinge
And it will not impinge on business investment.
empowerment
You're starting to see a sense of empowerment and civic participation that I think is going to be powerful and good for the country.
tax
Now, on this last item, we face a very clear deadline that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes and deficits by the end of the year.
holiday season
And I’ll bring everyone in to sign it right away so we can give folks some certainty before the holiday season.
computer science
The business community continues to be concerned about getting enough high-skill workers, and I am a believer that if you’ve got a PhD in physics or computer science who wants to stay here and start a business here, we shouldn’t make it harder for
deficit
And that’s the idea at the core of the plan that I talked about on the campaign trail over the last year:  Rewarding manufacturers and small businesses that create jobs here, not overseas; providing more Americans the chance to earn the skills that busine
legalization
Does that include a legalization program?
mandate
Q    I want to take Chuck’s lead and just ask a very small follow-up, which is whether you feel you have a mandate not just on taxes but on a range of issues because of your decisive victory?
protocol
The FBI has its own protocols in terms of how they proceed, and I'm going to let Director Mueller and others examine those protocols and make some statements to the public generally.

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Friday November 16th 2012, 1:12 AM
Comment by: sudhanshu S.
so easy words.anyone using internet knows this.what to learn? please come out with something really appreciable

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