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CLIP: Possible Government Shutdown


AIR DATE: Monday, September 28, 2015
OVERVIEW:

Paul Singer talked about the debate in Congress over keeping the government funded amid a conservative-led effort to defund Planned Parenthood, as well as House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) decision to resign.
 

FULL VIDEO:
 

  • Paul Singer on Government Funding and Planned Parenthood (Video - 50 min)
    Paul Singer talked about the debate in Congress over keeping the government funded amid a conservative-led effort to defund Planned Parenthood, as well as House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) decision to resign.
     

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
 

  • HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER RESIGNS (8 min.)
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke to reporters about his decision to step down from the speakership and resign from Congress as of October 30, 2015.
     
  • SENATE TEMPORARY GOVERNMENT SPENDING BILL (4 min.)
    Politico Congressional Reporter Burgess Everett talked about the status of temporary spending measure, or continuing resolution, to keep the government funded.
     
  • SENATE LEADERS ON GOVERNMENT FUNDING VOTE (8 min.)
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announces the Senate will vote Thursday on a Continuing Resolution that funds the government until December 11. The CR also includes includes language redirecting Planned Parenthood funding to community health centers. Congress must pass a short-term spending bill by September 30 to avoid a government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) responds.
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • Paul Singer
             Editor
             USA Today->Washington, D.C.

 

KEYWORDS: Government Shutdown, Budget, Planned Parenthood, John Boehner, Debt Ceiling, Government Spending Bill, Continuing Resolution