House Speaker John Boehner on Automatic Spending Cuts

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that… read more

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day.

As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases. close

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

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Program ID:
311269-2
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 3, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 01, 2013 | 11:14am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 2013 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 01, 2013 | 3:05pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 01, 2013 | 3:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 2013 | 8:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 12:25am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 6:56am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 03, 2013 | 5:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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