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The tension between austerity louis vuitton outlet and growth – whether to slash debt by cutting budgets or use public money and other means to help spur economic growth – was the backdrop as Obama welcomed an emerging push for a balance between the two. He seized the opportunity to cast the debate in terms favorable to his own re-election, closing the summit with the steps he took to right the U.S. economy and his economic vision for a second term. He said he was confident Europe could get on a path to recovery as has the United States. "We know it is possible in part based on our own experience here," he said. "In my earliest days in office, we took decisive steps to confront our own financial crisis." Obama chose Camp David in part to encourage a freewheeling discussion out of sight of most media and potential protests, allowing the leaders to sit around a cabin table to negotiate terms, or stroll through the leafy paths for chats that seemed a world away from the typical summit convention-hall setting. It all came before Obama was to lead a much larger NATO summit in louis vuitton bracelet Chicago on Sunday and Monday that will be heavily focused on the Afghanistan war. The drag of a eurozone crisis comes as joblessness and doubts about a life of better opportunities are already the chief concerns for American voters. In their united view, the leaders conceded some points about Merkel's push for austerity, saying budget deficits must close. But their joint statement added that budget cutting should "take into account countries' evolving economic conditions and underpin confidence and economic recovery." That suggested a willingness to let indebted countries take more time to louis vuitton mens shoes reduce their deficits in line with eurozone rules in order to lessen the deadening impact of cuts on the economy.