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The long-term debt implications of Senate's new budget

Clip: 08/01/2019 | 5m 1s Video has closed captioning.

The Senate passed a new budget bill Thursday, delivering a rare bipartisan legislative agreement. But critics say the spending it allocates and its temporary suspension of the debt ceiling represent runaway spending and fiscal irresponsibility. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the huge numbers at play, who opposed the new budget and the different types of spending it reflects.

Aired: 08/01/19

Rating: NR

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