The Potential Impact Of Sequestration

The Potential Impact Of Sequestration

The U.S. is bracing for steep, across-the-board cuts in the federal budget. If implemented, they could mean furloughs at the Pentagon, longer airport security lines and delays in food inspection.

The U.S. is bracing for steep, across-the-board cuts in the federal budget. If implemented, they could mean furloughs at the Pentagon, longer airport security lines and delays in food inspection. Diane and her guests discuss the potential impact of sequestration.

Guests

Jared Bernstein

senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and former chief economist and economic policy adviser for Vice President Joe Biden.

David Wessel

economics editor for The Wall Street Journal and author of "Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget."

Mackenzie Eaglen

research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute’s Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies.

Susan Davis

chief congressional reporter for USA Today.

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