Philadelphia (CNN) – President Obama Thursday continued his tough talk on negotiations that surround raising the debt ceiling, telling a packed ballroom of supporters in Philadelphia he will not agree to the broad spending cuts some Republican leaders in Congress are demanding.
"I am prepared to bring our deficit down by trillions of dollars. That's with a T, trillions. But I will not reduce our deficit by sacrificing our kids' education… by eliminating medical research being done by our scientists," Obama said to a largely enthusiastic crowd. "I won't sacrifice rebuilding our roads, and our bridges, and our railways and our airports."FULL STORY