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The White House

Readout on Meeting with Democratic Congressional Leaders


Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release                 

February 2, 2009

The President had a productive meeting to discuss the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment plan with Democratic congressional leaders late this afternoon. They agreed on the urgency of passing effective legislation in the short term and committed to continue working together to achieve the bipartisan consensus that the President has sought throughout this process.

THE WHITE HOUSE, February 2, 2009.