Representative Scott Garrett on the Budget and Government Spending

Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ) talked about talked about the differences between congressional Republican and Democratic positions on… read more

Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ) talked about talked about the differences between congressional Republican and Democratic positions on Medicare spending. He said that Republicans compromised with Democrats and President Obama on raising taxes, and that voters in return wanted spending cuts to Medicare, Social Security, and other federal budget spending. Other topics included the release of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) 2013 economic outlook later in the day and House Republicans' Require a Plan Act, which would require the president to identify a year in which to balance the budget when submitting a budget plan. Representative Garrett also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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

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Representative Scott Garrett on the Budget and Government Spending

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310811-5
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Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 5, 2013

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  • Feb 05, 2013 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 05, 2013 | 8:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 05, 2013 | 12:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 05, 2013 | 7:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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