Obama Claims "Stimulus Plan" Saved America from the Possibility of a "Second Great Depression" - Video 2/17/10
Here is video of President Obama today claiming that his $787 Billion "Stimulus Plan" has saved the United States from the "possibility" of a "Second Great Depression."
Obama was speaking today on the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Stimulus Bill. He spoke in a defensive and sometimes agitated tone, as he criticized Republicans for questioning the effectiveness of the "Recovery Act."
Obama claimed the Stimulus Plan has "saved or created" two million jobs, and says it will save or create another 1.5 million jobs this year.
Obama's is the first Administration to ever claim to have counted jobs "saved" in addition to "created."
The President praised his Vice-President for doing "an outstanding job" overseeing the Stimulus spending.