Yesterday, President Obama participated in a conference call with student leaders from colleges across the U.S.
The topic of the letter and yesterday’s conversation was the possibility the federal government won’t have a 2012 budget in place by August 2 and will default on its debt. If the latter happens, the economy is expected to take a big hit, and young persons are expected to absorb much of it.
The group of students is continuing to request a conversation with the second-biggest player in the debate—House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio)—but they have not received a reply as of yet.
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