August 10th, 2011
05:11 PM ET

Obama meets with Bernanke

President Obama met with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as well as other members of his economic team Wednesday.  According to a readout of the meeting provided by the White House, Obama and Bernanke discussed the economic outlook and the "need to tackle long-term deficit reduction." It's the third time the president has met with Bernanke this year.

Full readout:

The President and Chairman Bernanke met today in the Oval Office to discuss the economy and global recovery.  They were joined by Secretary Geithner, Chief of Staff Daley and NEC Director Sperling.  The President and the Chairman discussed the outlook for the recovery and for jobs as well as fiscal issues, including the need to tackle long-term deficit reduction.  They also discussed the situation in Europe.  This was the third time the President met with the Chairman this year.


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  1. Ramathorn

    Bernanke should be arrested and put on trial for the scam he helped pull on the American people and our economy. This guys actions makes Rupert Murdoch and his scam look like childs play. He is a huge contributor to our current economic mess on a global scale.

    Watch the movie, Inside Job. Its crazy what the FED and investment banks have stolen and gotten away with. Criminal!

    August 10, 2011 at 6:17 pm |
  2. Russell Brown

    Bother Bernake I belive with perfect faith in the coming of
    the massich and though he tarry
    I will wait daily for his coming.
    why are the man of G-D
    not praying to the father so
    he can help us
    I have tried to pray but because I am a sinner
    my prays cannot beherd.

    August 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm |
  3. Bill in STL

    Ton finalize the plans for the economic collapse of America no doubt

    August 11, 2011 at 4:28 am |
    • jean2009

      Too late George W. Bush did that.

      August 11, 2011 at 12:44 pm |
      • joe

        Obama's entire Manafesto is to undermind the american economy and push for a world order
        He alreadt lets the Un dictate over the Constituion
        He and his Socalist Buddy George Soroes and others want to develop an north american Currency
        Obama wants to do away with our Constituion

        August 11, 2011 at 1:03 pm |
  4. Liz Carter in Georgia

    LIAR! He's a Constitutionally-studied law professor! You're just blowing hate smoke all over this blog! If you mean to say 'NEW WORLD ORDER', that is going what the world is coming to no matter who is the President! That is GOING to happen, Mr! OBAMA and nobody can change that fact! Even if the TRUE MESSIAH returned tomorrow, no change of that fact! Oh, you'll really get your 'NEW WORLD ORDER' OK? I hope and pray HE does come back soon to gather his own soon!

    August 12, 2011 at 12:59 am |