× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Budget / President-Congress Meeting #997380

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 10, 2011
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(White House: Mike Viqueira) The meeting of President Obama and leaders of Congress to make a bargain about the debt ceiling before August 2 examined; details given about the issues preventing a deal so far. [Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - talks about the deal and possible catastrophic damage.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - questions the tax idea: a job killer.] [Representative Kevin McCARTHY - opposes taxes.] [White House chief of staff Bill DALEY†- says Medicare will run out of money in five years.] [Representative Chris VAN HOLLEN†- criticizes the Republicans of extortion.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: Chuck Todd) The role of the Tea Party in getting Republicans to back away from a grand bargain, the decision by Representative John Boehner not to risk splitting the party over taxes and spending cuts and the options for the president discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Viqueira, Mike;
Todd, Chuck

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.