NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
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(Chicago: John Yang) The looming sequester and its potential impact examined; details given about the spending cuts that will take place, including food inspection, airline security and the military, unless Congress and President Obama agree on a budget package. [OBAMA – blames Congressional Republicans.] [Representative Paul RYAN – blames Obama.] [Concord Coalition executive director Robert BIXBY- says it doesn’t distinguish between wasteful spending and good spending.] [Ride on Bikes owner Jason McKENZIE- says it’s going to take money out of everybody’s pocket.]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Chuck Todd) The likelihood of a compromise deal and the public cynicism discussed.
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