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Obama pushes plan for free community college in weekly address

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 00:44

U.S. President Barack Obama promotes his proposal to offer two years of free community college tuition to students during his weekly address. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: President Barack Obama on Saturday (January 10) promoted his proposal to offer two years of free community college tuition to students during his weekly address. Announced on Friday, the plan and its $60 billion pricetag over 10 years immediately faced skepticism from Republican lawmakers. Obama floated the education idea on the third and final day of a tour to promote agenda items being prepared for his Jan. 20 State of the Union address, a speech that will be his first to the U.S. Congress since Republicans won the Senate in November elections.

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Obama pushes plan for free community college in weekly address

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 00:44