Former Senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) discussed America’s fiscal crisis at an event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Leading Authorities, Inc. on Thursday.
They talked about the politics of raising the debt ceiling, Medicare and entitlement reform, sequestration and which political party has more leverage and why.
Raymond Towle of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Mark French of Leading Authorities, Inc. moderated the event.
Former Sen. Conrad chaired the Senate Budget Committee from 2007 to 2013. Former Sen.Gregg chaired the same committee from 2005 to 2007.