Gubernatorial Reaction to White House Meeting

Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to reporters outside the White House about the… read more

Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to reporters outside the White House about the impact of the sequestration cuts on their states. Several of them urged Congress and the president to reach a compromise.

The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states. 

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. close

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

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Gubernatorial Reaction to White House Meeting

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311146-5
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 26, 2013

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  • Feb 25, 2013 | 5:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 9:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 26, 2013 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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