Senator Kent Conrad on the Fiscal Cliff

Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases… read more

Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He listed a number of options he believed could be part of a deficit reduction package, guessing that the final bill would contain about $5 trillion in savings, and saying it was conceivable that negotiations would break down, sending the country over the “fiscal cliff.” He was interviewed by John Bussey.

“A Retiring Senate Budget Chair Peers Over the Fiscal Cliff” was a program of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting. close

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Senator Kent Conrad on the Fiscal Cliff

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Program ID:
309412-8
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 20, 2012

Airing Details

  • Nov 13, 2012 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 13, 2012 | 10:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2012 | 2:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2012 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 2012 | 5:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 20, 2012 | 9:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
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