Obama Clarifies ‘Private Sector Is Doing Fine’ Remark | Talking Points Memo

President Obama called a group of reporters into the Oval Office on Friday to follow up on an earlier press conference in which he said “the private sector is doing fine” as part of a broader argument that public-sector layoffs have, by comparison, taken a greater toll on the economy since the 2008 economic crisis.

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