Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and… read more
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and defense budget cuts due to sequestration, Iran, and Israel. Senator Kyl was interviewed by William Kristol and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.
“Congressional Leadership and National Security” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Jamie M. Fly Executive Director Foreign Policy Initiative
- William Kristol Publisher and Editor Weekly Standard, The
- Jon Kyl U.S. Senator [R] Arizona
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