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Budget / Debt Ceiling #1003176

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011
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(Capitol: Brian Williams) NBC’s day at the Capitol amid the epic battle over the budget/debt ceiling introduced. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – explains it’s hard-line conservatives who want more rather than the Tea Party; says he has rebellion on his hands every day.] [Senator Harry REID – says he is disappointed that Boehner has painted himself into a corner; talks about compromise.]

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) Republican efforts to rally support for Boehner’s debt limit plan featured; details given about the retooling of the bill for more spending cuts; scenes shown of a Tea Party rally. [Representative Steven COHEN†- says kidney stones are easier to pass than this.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER –criticizes the attempt to inspire House freshmen by showing a violent scene from the movie “The Town.”] [Senator Rand PAUL – criticizes Boehner’s plan.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL, Representative Eric CANTOR, CONGRESSMAN – support Boehner and his plan.]

(Capitol: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Chuck Todd) The White House hope that Democrats will support Reid and his plan featured; details given about Reid’s options if Boehner’s bill passes.

(Capitol: Brian Williams) Stock Market Report.

(Capitol: Brian Williams, Tyler Mathisen) The threat that credit agencies will downgrade the US credit rating and the fallout for the federal government, state and local governments, and consumers if that happens discussed.

(Capitol: Brian Williams) Sunday’s special broadcast on Congress noted.

Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Todd, Chuck;
Tyler, Brian Williams,

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