Rep. Steny Hoyer On The Budget Showdown

Rep. Steny Hoyer On The Budget Showdown

Kojo chats with U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Last-ditch negotiations on a deal to avert a default on the national debt and reopen the government are underway as lawmakers hash out differences and attempt to reach agreement. As the Senate nears a deal, Republican leaders in the House are countering with their own proposal. President Obama is weighing in, rejecting any further moves to undermine the health care law by House Republicans. Kojo chats with Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Guests

Steny Hoyer

Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Md); Minority Whip

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