Puerto Rican Debt Relief Legislation

Joseph Lawler discussed a Puerto Rican debt relief bill introduced in the House and possible implications for the U.S. taxpayers. One issue discussed was the U.S. states… read more

Joseph Lawler discussed a Puerto Rican debt relief bill introduced in the House and possible implications for the U.S. taxpayers. One issue discussed was the U.S. states which face $1.3 trillion in pension liabilities according to a January 2016 Moody’s Investors Service report.

A video clip was shown of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaking about the legislation on May 19, 2016.

A political ad against the “bailout of Puerto Rico” from the Center for Individual Freedom was shown.

The program concluded with a video clip of House Armed Services Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) being interviewed May 19, 2016, for “Newsmakers.” close

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Program ID:
409419-4
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2016 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 21, 2016 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 21, 2016 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 2016 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 21, 2016 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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