The Debt Ceiling Standoff

The Debt Ceiling Standoff

President Barack Obama says he won't negotiate with congressional Republicans on raising the federal debt limit. A panel joins guest host Steve Roberts to discuss the implications of the standoff for tax and spending negotiations in Washington and America's credit rating.

President Barack Obama says he won't negotiate with congressional Republicans on raising the federal debt limit. A panel joins guest host Steve Roberts to discuss the implications of the standoff for tax and spending negotiations in Washington and America's credit rating.

Guests

Norman Ornstein

resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of "It's Even Worse Than It Looks."

Greg Ip

U.S. economics editor for The Economist and author of "The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World."

Annie Lowrey

economic policy reporter for The New York Times.

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