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Budget: Debt Ceiling / A Discussion #997533

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 14, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The continuing stalemate in the budget deficit talks between President Obama and leaders on Congress updated. [OBAMA - recounts what happened at the end of yesterday's meeting: that we should solve problems.] [Representatives Eric CANTOR, John BOEHNER, Tom PRICE, Senator Jon KYL, Representative Jeb HENSARLING†- say the economy is ailing and Americans do not want taxes raised.] Quinnipiac University and Gallup poll figures on American support for taxes on the wealthy and cuts in spending cited.

(White House: Jessica Yellin) The breakup of today's meeting, the decision not to have a meeting tomorrow, an alternate deal being worked out between the two Senate leaders {Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell} and how members will realize the stakes are too high reviewed. [CNN's Gloria BORGER - talks about a deal on the debt ceiling with spending cuts.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Republican strategist Carly Fiorina and CNN's James Carville about the budget deal. [CARVILLE - says it will be a backroom deal between McConnell and Reid.] [FIORINA - says we must raise the debt ceiling, but a deal has been on the table for six months for taxes, entitlements and cuts; states the president owes the Congress a budget.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Yellin, Jessica

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