Obama: America probably needs fewer lawyers

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During an event highlighting the importance of teachers, President Obama joked that America needed more teachers and fewer lawyers.

“I don’t want to neglect our English teachers and our arts teachers, our music teachers, our history teachers, our social science teachers because, yes, we want folks inventing things and we need more engineers and scientists and probably fewer lawyers,” Obama said.

“I can say that as a lawyer,” Obama added with a grin.



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