Fiscal Cliff, Presidential Adviser

President Obama’s top economic adviser Gene Sperling talks about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and… read more

President Obama’s top economic adviser Gene Sperling talks about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. He reaffirmed that he would advise not renewing Bush-era tax cuts and that those making over $250 thousand a year should pay higher taxes.

This was part of the panel, “What Happens Now: the Post-Election Agenda and the Path for Negotiations” at the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Peter Cook Chief Correspondent Bloomberg Television->Washington
  • Gene B. Sperling Director White House->National Economic Council

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309491-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 16, 2012

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  • Nov 16, 2012 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 16, 2012 | 10:40am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 16, 2012 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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