Preview of a Lame-Duck Congress and the Fiscal Cliff

Former Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT) and former Representatives Dick Gephardt (D-MO) and Phil Sharp (D-IN) discussed what lies ahead for… read more

Former Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT) and former Representatives Dick Gephardt (D-MO) and Phil Sharp (D-IN) discussed what lies ahead for President Obama and Congress as they try to tackle the “fiscal cliff” during the lame-duck session. Mr. Gephardt and Mr. Bennett were skeptical a deal would be accomplished. However, all three agreed that President Obama must nominate someone to replace Treasury Secretary Geithner as quickly as possible.

“The Day After: The 2012 Election Debrief” was held by the National Journal in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium Ballroom. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 8, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 12, 2012

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  • Nov 08, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 08, 2012 | 7:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2012 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 7:22pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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