Washington Week

From the Vault: December 22, 1995

07/13/2011 | 4m 16s

The 1995 budget talks between President Bill Clinton and the Republican-controlled Congress over how to reduce America's spiraling deficit ended in political deadlock and a partial government shutdown. Republicans were demanding deep cuts in taxes and spending including Medicare; President Clinton wanted smaller cuts in spending and none at all in taxes. Sound familiar?

Aired: 07/13/11

Rating: NR

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