President Obama on Iran, Bipartisanship, Recess Appointments, Health Care Costs

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Among other things, President Obama spent a fair amount of time at the White House press briefing earlier today talking about Iran, about which he said "They have made their choice" and "what we are going to be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolated they are from the international community as a whole." Very interesting. President Obama also talked about what he views as bipartisanship, the possibility of "recess appointments," the need to reduce health care spending as part of long-term deficit reduction, and more.

Here's the full transcript.