Newsmakers with Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the incoming chair of the House Republican Conference, talked by video link from the Cannon… read more
Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the incoming chair of the House Republican Conference, talked by video link from the Cannon House Office Building about the “fiscal cliff” and possibilities for Republicans and Democrats to compromise. Other topics included Republican priorities for the next Congress, being a woman in the Republican House leadership, and whether Congress should review gun laws after the deadly shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. After the interview the reporters in the studio discussed her responses.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Cathy McMorris Rodgers U.S. Representative [R] Washington
- Ed O'Keefe Congressional Reporter Washington Post
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