PBS NewsHour

As Shutdown Deadline Nears, Lawmakers 'Can't Agree What...

Clip: 04/07/2011 | 15m 8s

For the third time in three days, President Obama met with congressional leaders but failed to reach a budget agreement to avoid a government shutdown. Jim Lehrer talks to The Wall Street Journal's Naftali Bendavid and Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe about continuing budget brinksmanship that has Democrats and Republicans worried.

Aired: 04/07/11

Rating: NR

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