House Speaker Boehner and Gene Sperling on Sequestration

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and President Obama’s economic adviser Gene Sperling appeared separately on NBC’s “Meet… read more

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and President Obama’s economic adviser Gene Sperling appeared separately on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, March 3, 2013. They talked about the history of the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration.

Speaker Boehner was interviewed in his office on Friday, March, 1, 2013, after his meeting with President Obama in the White House. Gene Sperling appeared in the studio Sunday, March 3, 2013.

“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 began March 1, 2013. close

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Program ID:
82217-101
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2013

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  • Mar 03, 2013 | 12:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1