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(Studio: John King) The reasons for the need for a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling introduced; details given about possible concessions on both sides, President Obama and Congress. [OBAMA - says Congress has a responsibility since the Us cannot default on its debts: so we need a deal to solve our debt problems.]
(Studio: John King) Live interview held with Senator Rand Paul about the debt ceiling. [PAUL - says we will present a plan to raise the debt ceiling in a deal that would include a constitutional balanced budget amendment; explains why he does not want to increase taxes: more revenue will come from a growing economy; states he does not trust Congress to balance the budget.]
- King, John
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