Obama: Thousands Of Teachers Will Be Laid Off If Automatic Cuts Are Triggered

President Obama on Tuesday warned that thousands of teachers will be laid off if the looming automatic spending cuts go into effect.

“Thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off,” Obama said. “Tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids. Hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care, like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings.”

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