Romer ‘incredibly confident’ economy will rebound in one year

By David Edwards
Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:21 EDT
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Christine Romer, head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, told Fox’s Chris Wallace that she was confident that the economy would begin to grow again in the next year.

Partial transcript

WALLLACE: In 15 seconds, how confident are you that if we sat down here a year from today, and it’s a date, that you’ll be able to say, you know what, our policies have worked?

ROMER: Incredibly confident. I — I truly believe that’s why we’re taking them. We absolutely think that they are going to do the job for the American economy and so I’m happy to see you a year from now.

WALLACE: And that a year from now we’ll see the signs.

ROMER: We will — I feel very confident we’ll be seeing the signs that the economy is — has turned around and is growing again. Of course, it will take time before we’re really back to normal, but I think we will absolutely see signs that everything is working.

This video is from Fox’s Fox News Sunday, broadcast Mar. 22, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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