Debt, Social Security and Military Pay

A group of House and Senate Republicans spoke to reporters about their support for the passage of legislation that would require the… read more

A group of House and Senate Republicans spoke to reporters about their support for the passage of legislation that would require the Treasury secretary to prioritize payments for debt service, Social Security, and military pay in the event the debt limit is reached. Republican Study Committee Chair Jim Jordan said that he thought Speaker Boehner lacked the needed House Republican votes to pass his debt ceiling plan, and that he opposed it because it did not cut spending enough and or require a balanced budget. close

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Program ID:
300720-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 26, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 27, 2011

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  • Jul 26, 2011 | 11:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 26, 2011 | 1:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 26, 2011 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 27, 2011 | 12:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 2011 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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