On Wednesday, the leaders of a presidential commission tasked with finding ways to reduce the deficit suggested sweeping budget cuts totaling nearly $4 trillion. The lead authors of the report have proposed trimming or eliminating many programs that are often considered "hands off," including Social Security and the mortgage interest tax deduction. Robert Siegel talks with a member of the commission, Illinois Democrat Jan Schakowsky. She says much of the report does not have the support of other commission members and many of the proposals are "nonstarters."
Bipartisan Support Lacking For Plan To Cut Deficit
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