This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The Senate’s work on a deal to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling reviewed; details given about the proposed plan and the role of House Republicans in triggering the shutdown. [Senators Harry REID, Mitch McCONNELL, Bob CORKER – comment.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; White House: Major Garrett) President Obama’s cancellation of a meeting with Senate leaders and whether he will support the deal discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The position of the House and Tea Party Republicans on the deal discussed.
(Washington: Chip Reid) The dilemma facing Speaker of the House John Boehner over whether to allow the House to vote on the deal featured; conservative anti-Obamacare ad shown; details given about the influence of Tea Party Republicans and Boehner’s changing position on Obamacare. [Earlier, BOEHNER – comments.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The debt ceiling explained. Stock Market Report.
(Studio: Scott Pelley, Anthony Mason) The economic impact of the shutdown and Wall Street’s preparations for default discussed; GDP growth for Goldman Sachs and Moody’s cited.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The US debt to China cited; graph shown.
(Beijing: Seth Doane) The reaction in China to a possible US default reviewed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The reopening of Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota with money from the state, and payments by Arizona and New York to keep open the Grand Canyon and the Statue of Liberty noted.
(Pentagon: David Martin) Expectations that terror suspect Abu Anas al-Libi will stand trial in New York for his role in the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Africa featured; details given about his interrogation and his health condition.
(Saint Onge, South Dakota: Manuel Bojorquez) The massive cattle kill-off after a blizzard in South Dakota reviewed; scenes shown; details given about the impact of the government shutdown and the delay of the farm bill. [Ranchers Scott & Angela REDER- comment.]
(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Some thoughts on the possibility of a deal to reopen the government and avoid a default presented.