START, 9/11 First Responders bill and Obama’s meeting with Hispanic Caucus top the agenda in PressSec’s session with reporters.
On Obama’s meeting with Hispanic Caucus:
They spoke on how to move forward from “disappointing end” to Dream Act and what can be done in the next session.
On 9/11 First Responders Bill:
Gibbs says passage not a question for him or “any Democrats,” but for GOP Senators withholding support.
“It doesn’t inhibit our ability to protect ourselves using missile defense” and “promotes stability in the world.”
Gibbs says admin remains “confident” that Senators will ratify treaty “in the next day or so.”