While President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan both unveiled plans to cut $4 trillion from the national debt they continue to argue over how to do it. The GOP and Democrats continued to fight over America’s deficit, from taxes to overhauling Medicare and Medicaid. This week: Susan Davis, National Journal; Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal; John Harwood, CNBC/NY Times.
On the Webcast Extra: The panel looks at the results of the National Journal Congressional Insiders Poll: Will spending caps and entitlement reform be attached to the debt limit increase? And analysis of President Obama’s moment of candor at a fundraiser and his tough talk on the GOP ahead of his 2012 reelection bid.