Rep. Jim Himes talks with Brian Lehrer about the Obama second term agenda, the (extended) deadline for FEMA Sandy relief in Connecticut, and gun control after Newtown.
U.S. Congressman (D-CT-4), Jim Himes, will discuss the debt ceiling negotiations in Washington and other news of the day.
We're spending almost $800 billion every single year on the Pentagon, on our security. That's more money than every other country on the planet combined spends. That's not a sustainable thing, neither are the now three combat actions around the world. If we're going to be serious about long term sustainability, we're going to have to do, frankly, what [Defense] Secretary Gates proposed, which is $130 billion in cuts to the defense apparatus.
Jim Himes, the recently re-elected Congressman of Connecticut's 4th District, weighs in on how the lame duck session of congress is going and updates us on President Obama's compromise on the Bush tax cuts.
Jim Himes, Congressman for Connecticut's 4th District and candidate for re-election, and Charles Gasparino, senior correspondent for Fox Business Network, New York Post columnist and author of Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street discuss who is really to blame for the economic crisis.
Jim Himes, Democratic US Representative for Connecticut District 4, talks about financial reform and other issues facing the United States.