Matheson Weighs in on Deficit Reduction Following Supercommittee Failure

Congressman Jim Matheson (D-2nd District)

(KCPW News) With the congressional budget-cutting supercommittee’s super failure, whether or not the House and Senate can rein in the deficit during the upcoming election year remains in question. And some members of Congress are looking to repeal the automatic cuts that are set to go into effect with the committee’s inability to reach a deal. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson spoke with Democratic Utah Representative Jim Matheson, a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, asking him whether he thought the supercommittee was doomed to begin with.


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