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Government Shutdown #1056407

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 02, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Day 2 of the government shutdown introduced; scenes shown of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC; figures on furloughed workers and their salary loss cited; photo of protestor Vicki Maturo†† shown.

(White House: Bill Plante) The meeting at the White House between President Obama & Congressional leaders to try to break the budget impasse reviewed. [OBAMA – says Speaker of the House John Boehner has not been willing to say no to a faction of Republicans that are willing to burn the house down over his health care initiative.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Bills passed by House Republicans to fund parts of the government examined; details given about bills to fund national parks and the National Institutes of Health with Senate Democrats vowing to block them; scenes shown of a demonstration by furloughed workers. [Representative Eric CANTOR††- comments on people being shut out of monuments.] [Representative Joyce BEATTY††- criticizes Republicans.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The impact of the shutdown on small businesses examined; government contracts statistics cited. [Dante Valve Co. vice president Lisa PAPINI††- comments on her business that makes parts for the US Navy and the gridlock in Washington.] The Navy’s plans to defer fleet maintenance noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Plante, Bill;
Cordes, Nancy;
Whitaker, Bill

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