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President Obama Cites Sandy Hook Massacre to Encourage 'Fiscal Cliff' Compromise

"For the greater good."

President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Republican opponents to compromise with him on a budget agreement, arguing that the American people deserve as much after recent hardship.

“After what we’ve gone through over the past several months, a devastating hurricane and now one of the worse tragedies in our memory, the country deserves folks to be willing to compromise for the greater good,” the president said:

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(H/T: Jim Hoft). Featured image courtesy Getty Images.

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