Obama calls for closing tax loopholes

In his statement delivered in the Georgetown Waterfront Park, Washington, DC, on July 1, 2014, the US President Barack Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects.
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks in the Georgetown Waterfront Park July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects. (Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama delivers remarks in front of the Key Bridge along the Georgetown Waterfront Park July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects. The Key Bridge, named for the 'Star Spangled Banner' author Francis Scott Key, will be repaired using the Highway Trust Fund, which will expire at the end of the summer if Congress does not act. (Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama speaks on the economy in Georgetown Waterfront Park on July 1, 2014 in Washington. (AFP/Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks in front of the Key Bridge along the Georgetown Waterfront Park July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects. The Key Bridge, named for the 'Star Spangled Banner' author Francis Scott Key, will be repaired using the Highway Trust Fund, which will expire at the end of the summer if Congress does not act. (Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after delivering remarks in the Georgetown Waterfront Park July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects. (Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks in the Georgetown Waterfront Park July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects. (Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after delivering remarks in the Georgetown Waterfront Park July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama called on Congress to close tax loopholes and use the money to pay for infrastructure projects. (Getty Images)