White House Daily Briefing

Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the civil war in Syria,… read more

Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the civil war in Syria, and North Korea’s recent long-range missile launch.

“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 agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. close

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

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White House Daily Briefing

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White House Event
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News Briefing
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 13, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 14, 2012

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  • Dec 13, 2012 | 1:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2012 | 1:10pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 14, 2012 | 2:10am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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