/ VIDEO: ATLAS Obama points out that Democrats and Republicans must work closely to develop a long-term plan that will restore the fiscal health of the country. S & P agency downgrades EE UU debt rating for the first time. China harshly criticize EE UU after the reduction in its debt rating and calls for guarantees. The White House has acknowledged Saturday that the debate on the increase in the debt limit, too long and too hostile, has proved to be one of the main factors that the agency Standard & Poor s decided to downgrade the sovereign debt of United States calificion, for the first time in its history. In an appearance before the media, the spokesman for the White House, Jay Carney, advocated increasing efforts to clarify the will, capacity and commitments to work in combating the most significant economic and fiscal challenges. In the first statement of the White House after be known the degradation of the rating, Carney insisted that the important now is that elected leaders unite to strengthen the economy and fiscal balance.
Promote the creation of employment the President of United States, Barack Obama, urged Congress Saturday to approve a series of measures considered to help boost economic growth and employment, in what will be a factor key to his re-election in 2012. During his usual radio speech and the Internet on Saturday, Obama said that, following the agreement approved this week to reduce the deficit and raise the ceiling of the debt, the priority now is focusing efforts on the growth of the economy and create jobs more quickly. Our work now has to be to do everything possible to help people find work, create the conditions for businesses to hire and revenue (of citizens) to return to climbing, summed up the President. Obama reiterated its request that, upon the resumption of the legislative sessions in September, Congress approve measures such as the extension of tax cuts for working families and the middle class, and the simplification of bureaucratic procedures to encourage the creation of jobs in the private sector.