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Budget / Debt Ceiling #1003138

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 25, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Public anger over the gridlock on the debt crisis as President Obama and Republican leaders prepare to address the nation tonight and present their plans noted. [In Hagerstown, Maryland, Joseph JACQUES†; in Hampton, Virginia, Judy MAHAN†; in West Hill, California, Charles MONTES†, in Chicago, Carl VEAN†- express frustration.]

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The competing plans from Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senator Harry Reid examined; details given about the tenets of each plan. [BOEHNER – says it would be irresponsible for the president to veto such legislation.] [REID – says the Republicans are more interested in trying to embarrass the president than doing what’s right.] [OBAMA – says both parties have a responsibility to come together and solve the problem.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; White House: Chuck Todd) The toxicity of this issue, the purpose of Obama’s speech tonight and his “home field advantage” in giving the speech from the Oval Office discussed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) NBC’s coverage of Obama’s address and the Republican response announced.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Todd, Chuck
Duration:
00:06:40

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