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President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, before boarding the Marine One helicopter enroute to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto Hatfield, Pa. to speak at the Rodon Group manufacturing facility. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama walks on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, before boarding the Marine One helicopter en route to Andrews Air Force Base in suburban Maryland and then on to Hatfield, Pa., to speak at the Rodon Group manufacturing facility. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about the Thanksgiving holiday in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House said Tuesday, Nov. 27, that the president plans to make a public case this week for his strategy for dealing with the looming fiscal cliff, traveling to the Philadelphia suburbs Friday as he pressures Republicans to allow tax increases on the wealthy while extending tax cuts for families earning $250,000 or less. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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In this photo released by the White House, President Obama and Mitt Romney meet in the Oval Office before their private lunch on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama makes an opening statement during his news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama makes an opening statement during his news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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White House press secretary Jay Carney holds up a copy of the President's Plan for Economic Growth and Deficit Reduction during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, as President Obama was having a private lunch with former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives at the White House in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, for a private luncheon with President Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives at the White House in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, for a private luncheon with President Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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With the presidential seal on the wall in the background, President Barack Obama pauses in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on the White House campus in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, where he spoke about how middle class Americans would see their taxes go up if Congress fails to act to extend the middle class tax cuts. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (right), accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (left) and House Speaker John A. Boehner, gestures as he speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, is pursued by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, following a closed-door meeting with House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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With the presidential seal in the background, President Obama pauses in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, where he spoke about how middle-class Americans would see their taxes go up if Congress fails to act to extend tax cuts. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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** FILE ** President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 16, 2012 photo, President Obama, right, and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney exchange views during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Obama and Romney, bitter campaign foes just weeks ago, are to share a lunch on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the White House with an eye on overlapping interests rather than the sharp differences that defined their presidential contest. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson leaves the White House after a meeting of business leaders with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson leaves the White House after a meeting of business leaders with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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First lady Michelle Obama decorates a lollipop during a holiday decoration preview at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Obama joined children as they decorated holiday treats during a preview of the White House holiday decorations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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First lady Michelle Obama walks up to the microphone to speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, to welcome military families during a preview of the White House holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is Joy to All. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses explains his design for the nearly 300-pound gingerbread house of the White House, on display in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. The house features Bo, the Obama family dog, left, a vegetable garden and views inside the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)