White House's Lew on Debt Limit: Political Capital With Al Hunt

White House's Lew on Debt Limit: Political Capital With Al Hunt

Obama : Japan | Apr 16, 2011 at 2:37 AM PDT
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White House Budget Director Jacob Lew talks with Bloomberg's Julianna Goldman about last week's budget agreement between members of Congress and the outlook for the vote on raising the debt ceiling.

Bloomberg's Hans Nichols and Julie Davis discuss President Obama's speech on reducing the deficit. Zeb Eckert reports on Japan's nuclear crisis. Commentators Margaret Carlson and Kate O'Beirne talk about Mitt Romney's moves toward a presidential bid, and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget plan. (Source: Bloomberg)

00:00 Lew: budget accord; debt ceiling, deficit 05:36 Defense cuts; tax increases, overhaul 08:29 Nichols, Davis: Obama speech, deficit plans 11:48 Nichols, Davis: debt limit; Obama re-election 15:29 Eckert: Japan nuclear threat level increase 18:14 Carlson, O'Beirne: Romney; Ryan budget plan
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