This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The postponement of the vote on Speaker of the House John Boehner's bill to end the debt crisis due to opposition from conservative Republicans featured. [BOEHNER – says the bill’s not perfect.] [Representative Jim HIMES- opposes the bill.] [Senator Harry REID – criticizes the Tea Party.] [Representative Mike KELLY- comments on being called a radical and extremist.] The plan from Senate Democrats and the repudiation of Boehner discussed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Live interview held with Senator John McCain about the debate. [From Washington, McCAIN – says this country is not going to go into default; outlines what he thinks will happen; states he does not think Republicans will support Reid’s plan; says the people want us to agree to something.]
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) Concern about the increase in interest rates if there is no agreement on the debt limit examined; details given about how mortgage rates will rise. [Home buyer Juan CRUZ, landlord John NASH- express concern.]
(Washington: Bob Orr) The arrest of Muslim soldier Pvt. Naser Abdo for plotting to attack soldiers at Ft. Hood Army base in Texas featured; details given about what was found in his hotel room, his request for a discharge as a conscientious objector and the 2009 attack at Ft. Hood by Nidal Hasan; Abdo’s statement quoted. [Gun shop store clerk Greg EBERT- comments on Abdo's purchase of gunpowder.] [June 14, ABDO – comments.] [Killeen police Chief Dennis BALDWIN- states Abdo acted alone.]
(Kabul: Seth Doane) The targeting of politicians in Afghanistan featured; details given about the tactic of hiding bombs in turbans; scenes shown of a checkpoint. [Member of Parliament Fawzia KOOFI- says terrorist acts are the biggest threat; says the pride will be if you die paving the way for others; states nothing can protect you from assassination.] [Afghanistan’s Center for Research and Policy Studies Haroun MIR- says we can’t say anyone is safe in this country.]
(Reagan National Airport: Sharyl Attkisson) The partial shutdown of the FAA amid the Congressional argument over funding featured; details given about halted construction and furloughed workers, the impact on the budget deficit and the debates over unions and essential air services. [Idled worker Greg TALMAGE- comments.] [Transportation Secretary Ray LaHOOD – says this is not the time to be laying off workers.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The decision in Los Angeles to end the red light traffic camera program featured; statistics on collisions at intersections cited; details given about the city’s inability to collect the fines. [Driver Abigail STONE- comments.] [City Council president Eric GARCETTI- says this was a failure.]