Congressional Conversations: McGovern On Obama's Budget

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President Barack Obama's budget calls for a trillion dollars in new taxes on the wealthy, more government spending on the middle class, and an end to what the White House calls the "mindless austerity" of the sequestration.

Liberals cheered ideas like free community college, higher taxes on the rich, and more generous child care tax credits. But even the New York Times called it more of a utopian vision than pragmatic plan.

Republicans dismissed it as dead on arrival.

But what do members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation make of it?


Jim McGovern, U.S. representative for the 2nd congressional district of Massachusetts

This segment aired on February 4, 2015.


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