Tonight on Secure Freedom Radio: Policy Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative, Robert Zarate talks budget cuts. This past August, the President and Congress enacted a last minute debt deal where they raised the debt ceiling and called for a $1.2 trillion debt reduction. These debt reduction negotiations need to be decided by January 12, 2012. In order to hammer out a deficit reduction packet, the Congress comprised a committee of twelve lawmakers called the Super Committee. The Committee’s objective is to create the deficit reduction packet by Thanksgiving, so that Congress has enough time to debate it. Additionally, Zarate delves into the failed “reset” policy towards Russia. Although Russia continues to have ill intensions towards us, the administration has continued its policy of overpromising and under developing.
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