Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement

During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, telephones were open for viewer reaction to the “fiscal… read more

During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, telephones were open for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. The House had not yet voted on the bill.

Niels Lesniewski reported by Skype about the meeting being held by the House Rules Committee to deal with the legislation passed by the Senate in the hours after midnight. He responded to questions from viewers.

Video clips were shown of floor speeches by Representatives Brian Higfins (D-NY), Scott Rigell (R-VA), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), James Moran (D-VA), Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Jason Altmire (D-PA), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY). close

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Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement

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Jan 1, 2013

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  • Jan 01, 2013 | 7:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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