Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, Part 1
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the status of congressional negotiations with President Obama to avert the “fiscal… read more
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the status of congressional negotiations with President Obama to avert the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts in January 2013 without a new budget agreement.*
President Obama’s speech to “middle class” Americans earlier in the day was shown.
A live portion of Senators Bob Corker’s (R-TN), John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) response in the Senate chamber to President Obama’s statement on “fiscal cliff” negotiations was shown during the program.*A video clip of Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) was also shown. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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