Alan Simpson on U.S. Fiscal Outlook
Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY), who co-chaired President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, talked… read more
Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY), who co-chaired President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, talked about the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal, and Congress agreeing to extend the Social Security payroll tax cut. He also discussed his new biography, Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
The program began with a clip of Mr. Simpson at a book party. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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