Government Shutdown and National Debt

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and former budget director in the George W. Bush administration Jim Nussle talked about the national… read more

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and former budget director in the George W. Bush administration Jim Nussle talked about the national debt and the government shutdown. Both are former chairs of the House Budget Committee. Mr. Panetta criticized both Republicans and Democrats for the shutdown and said leadership is needed to for reforming Social Security and Medicare, government spending, and tax codes. Other speakers included heads of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the National Small Business Association. close

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

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Program ID:
315668-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 16, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 16, 2013 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 16, 2013 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 16, 2013 | 10:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 1:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 3:14am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 5:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 11:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 11:25am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 4:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2013 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 19, 2013 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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