April 14th, 2009
01:15 PM ET
5 years ago

Obama: Tough choices ahead

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) – President Obama on Tuesday outlined the administration's efforts to restart the economy and warned that tough times and decisions lie ahead, according to prepared remarks of a speech he'll present in Washington.

Obama pointed to more job losses and foreclosures as well as "difficult and unpopular choices" when it comes to restructuring the auto industry and insurance giant American International Group (AIG). The government has already sunk $182 billion into propping up AIG.

The Obama administration is under pressure to address the financial crisis on many different fronts. While job losses and foreclosures continue to mount, the credit markets remain frozen.

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