Debt Ceiling and Military Benefits

Iowa House Republican Steve King spoke to reporters about a bill he introduced that would require the federal government to continue paying… read more

Iowa House Republican Steve King spoke to reporters about a bill he introduced that would require the federal government to continue paying military salaries and payments on the national debt if Congress does not raise the national debt limit. He, along with Representatives Michele Bachmann and Louie Gohmert, said that the Social Security trust funds have enough money to continue these payments, and there is no reason for the U.S. to default on the payments. close

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Debt Ceiling and Military Benefits

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Program ID:
300497-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 2011

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  • Jul 13, 2011 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2011 | 11:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2011 | 1:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2011 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2011 | 7:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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