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The Time for #Compromise is Now

Following President Obama's statement on debt negotiations, use #compromise to stay engaged in the conversation on Twitter.

"The time for compromise on behalf of the American people is now," said President Obama during a statement on debt negotiations this morning. On Twitter, people are using the hashtag #compromise in response to his speech. Here @whitehouse, we've been using Twitter all week for our new White House Office Hours series, where senior staff have been answering your questions on the debt debate and the economy in 140 characters or less.

Here are some ways you can stay engaged in the conversation on Twitter:

  • Use the hashtag #compromise on Twitter to respond to the President's remarks
  • Keep on using the hashtag #WHChat to ask White House staff question during Office Hours
  • Retweet or reply to our live tweeting of the President's remarks (below)


Follow us @WhiteHouse for updates and opportunities to engage, and be sure to check out our other official accounts:

  • White House Communications Director, Dan Pfeiffer @pfeiffer44
  • White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney @PressSec
  • White House Director of Digital Strategy Macon Phillips @macon44
  • Director of Progressive Media & Online Response, Jesse Lee @jesseclee44
  • First Lady Michelle Obama's Let’s Move! @letsmove and Joining Forces @joiningforces initiatives
  • Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House Photography Office Pete Souza @petesouza