Obama and the very, very, very big deficit

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama is preparing to present a stimulus package to the country. Yesterday he warned the nation that between the bailout plans and the stimulus packages, it is likely we could see a multi-trillion dollar deficit. Today the Congressional Budget Office is set to release it’s latest budget estimates. To go over the numbers, The Takeaway is joined from Washington, D.C. by New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny.

If you want more on this topic, read Jeff Zeleny's article Obama Warns Trillion-Dollar Deficit Potential in the New York Times.

Guests:

Jeff Zeleny

Contributors:

Jesse Baker

Comments [1]

mlocker

Are you prepared to have a trillion-dollar deficit? Are your kids?

Jan. 07 2009 09:23 AM

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