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Introduction/Preview Sanjay Gupta (New York) #998531

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 26, 2011
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9:0020Budget: Debt Ceiling / Bills / A Discussion

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The postponement of the House vote on a Republican plan for the debt crisis noted; details given about the Americans' phone calls to Washington and Pew Poll findings on support for compromise with the political split explained. [Senator Harry REID, Representative Jim JORDAN, White House adviser David PLOUFFE†, Representative Michele BACHMANN - comment on the vote.]

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta; White House: Jessica Yellin) The House delay on Speaker of the House John Boehner's bill, how Democrats are waiting before making a move in the Senate with neither bill having the votes to get through Congress, two big hopes for compromise, the big bills facing the US government if the debt ceiling is not raised discussed.

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Gloria Borger about the budget crisis. [BORGER - comments on the problems for Boehner in getting the votes and the possibility of compromise; suggests the Republicans are already getting most of what they wanted; examines the alternative proposals; indicates there was a missed opportunity to get something serious done.] [GERGEN - says we have a political crisis in which our AAA credit rating may be squandered; notes the stiff resistance from the Republican right; states Tea Party feels Washington is not facing up to tough choices.]

Gupta, Sanjay;
Yellin, Jessica

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