Long-Term U.S. Economic Strategy

Lawrence Summers talked about long-term U.S. economic strategy. Among his statements he said that doing away with President… read more

Lawrence Summers talked about long-term U.S. economic strategy. Among his statements he said that doing away with President Obama’s payroll tax cut was not a good idea in the current economic situation, and called Republican presidential Mitt Romney’s budget and economic plan “the daughter of voodoo economics.” He also spoke about the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. After his presentation he was interviewed by Ms. Tanden and answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Long-Term U.S. Economic Strategy

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 16, 2012

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  • Oct 11, 2012 | 1:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2012 | 8:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 12, 2012 | 2:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 12, 2012 | 4:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2012 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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