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Budget/Debt Ceiling / A Deal #1003868

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 01, 2011
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Some descriptions of Congress from people called by the Pew Research Center pollsters reported.

(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) The tension over the compromise bill to raise the debt ceiling and reduce the deficit examined; details given about cuts to social programs and spending and the new “super committee.” [Vice President Joe BIDEN – notes House and Senate Democrats expressed their frustration.] [Representative Peter WELCH†, Senator Bernie SANDERS†- oppose the deal.] [Representative Eric CANTOR – says we’ll begin to change the culture in Washington.] [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – comments on defense cuts.]

(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Chuck Todd) The failure of this deal to address the big issues of entitlement reform and taxes while it preserves them to be used in the 2012 elections featured.

(Washington: Brian Williams) The reactions of Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Representative Michele Bachmann and Jon Huntsman to the debt deal quoted. The reactions of Americans across the country presented in their own words. [Austin, Texas mechanic Terry HOWELL†; San Jose, California resident Val OLIVA†; Atlanta restaurant server Tammy MALOY†; New York City attorney Steve HULSMAN†; Columbia, South Carolina construction worker Paul DIEMER†; Austin mechanic Arturo MARTINEZ†; New York City insurance underwriter Kenneth HARRIS†; Los Angeles athletic director Gail SROLOFF†- offer views.] Overseas newspapers with front page stories on this deal shown; Stock Market Report.

(Washington: Brian Williams) Live interview held with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin†† about the impact of this deal. [From New York City, SORKIN – comments on the impact on the markets and the possible downgrading of US credit ratings; explains the importance of the ratings.]

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

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