Obama: Workers “Need Help Now”

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The president speaks at the White House after meeting with CEOs and other business leaders.

Says he understands many are skeptical of the stimulus plan– but pledges to “try something new in Washington– we’ll invest in what works.”

Read his prepared comments here. Participants include heads of Xerox, Google and Aetna.

Earlier: The president says he’s “confident” Congress will back his economic recovery bill. Pool report here.

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