All statements involving Barack Obama
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
If the sequester hits, federal prosecutors will have to "let criminals go."
Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."
If the sequester hits, "hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings."
The sequester "won’t consider whether we’re cutting some bloated program that has outlived its usefulness, or a vital service that Americans depend on every single day. It doesn’t make those distinctions."
"The president flagrantly defies the 2006 federal law ordering the construction of a secure border fence along the entire Mexican border."
"Every dollar we invested in high-quality, early education programs can save more than $7 later on by boosting graduation rates, reducing teen pregnancy, even reducing crime."
"The 12 hottest years on record have come in the last 15 years."
"Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of (Medicare’s) health care costs."
Says he and Mitt Romney agreed on tying minimum wage increases to inflation.
"We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas."
"Throughout, we have kept Congress fully informed of our efforts" to create a legal framework on counterterrorism.
Says "overwhelming majorities of Americans" support gun legislation "like background checks."
Military spending cuts, known as the sequester, were President Barack Obama’s idea.
Says his administration has made "progress" on border enforcement by "putting more boots on the southern border than at any time in our history and reducing illegal crossings to their lowest levels in 40 years."
"Our economy actually shrank during the last three months of 2012."
"After shedding jobs for more than 10 years, our manufacturers have added about 500,000 jobs over the past three."
"A majority of Americans agree with" a ban on assault weapons. "And by the way, so did Ronald Reagan."
"Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. And when they passed them, violence skyrocketed."
Under President Barack Obama, "8.3 (million) fewer Americans are working today than there were four years ago."
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