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Economy: Budget Cuts / Paul Interview #1039132

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The issue of the looming forced budget spending cuts and what President Obama said about the cuts introduced. [OBAMA - comments on the Republican proposals and their refusal to raise taxes on the rich.] Statements from Speaker of the House John Boehner and from Senator Mitch McConnell quoted. [Last week, McCONNELL - opposes 11th hour negotiations.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Earlier interview held with Senator Rand Paul about the budget battle. [OBAMA - speaks about the Republicans putting the economy at risk.] [PAUL - criticizes Obama for the sequester; states there is room for defense cuts and foreign aid cuts to Pakistan; predicts the yawn reaction to the sequester going into effect; calls for the president to react to the debt crisis.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf
Duration:
00:08:30

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