White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew weighs in on the Affordable Care Act and says it's time to get over the healthcare debate and implement the law.
We’ll talk to Jack Lew, President Obama’s Chief of Staff, about the landmark, 5-4, Supreme Court ruling upholding “ObamaCare.” Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote in favor of the law that makes it a requirement for most Americans to carry insurance, or pay a tax penalty, as authorized by Congress’s power to levy taxes.
After two years of heated debate by Tea Party activists and Republican lawmakers against the law. The ruling is a major victory for Congressional democrats and President Obama who supported it. How will the ruling play out on the campaign trail?
Then, in a historic vote the House finds Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. Is the investigation and corresponding vote a “politically motivated” effort against the administration – as Holder has said it is?
Plus, how will the Affordable Care Act impact small businesses, state budgets, and individuals not covered by their employers, as unemployment remains high, and as states continue to face budget shortfalls? We’ll talk to Jennifer Granholm, the former Michigan Governor and current Obama supporter – and Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett Packard CEO and California Senate Candidate, about the law and its implications.
Also, how good, or how bad, is the U.S. economy really doing? We’ll sort through the confusing and contradictory economic headlines and assess where it really stands.
CNN”s White House Correspondent Dan Lothian, and USA Today’s Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page, join us to discuss the political fallout from the Supreme Court ruling on Health Care and other political stories of the week.
And finally, as the Colorado fires take a deadly turn – Gov. John Hickenlooper joins us with the latest on the monster fires that have come roaring down his state.
Watch Sunday at 9 a.m. & NOON ET.
White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew previews the president's budget, and assesses the state of the economy.
**NOTE** Read this fact check, courtesy of the Washington Post, concerning Lew's statement on our program that "you can’t pass a budget in the Senate of the United States without 60 votes...."
White House Chief of Staff Jack Law stood by the administration's policy change on contraception coverage despite some very vocal critics.
As President Obama announces a compromise in the contraception insurance debate, Candy talks to White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew about it. Has the White House put the issue behind them? And Is the controversy dominating the news cycle as the Obama team prepares to release its budget?
Then, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has momentum on his side and his campaign coffers are bulging. Is he the frontrunner?
Plus; what role should the United States play in ending the blood bath in Syria? Sen. Joseph Lieberman said "we should rule out no option." We'll get his take on Syria and other Middle East hotspots.
Watch this Sunday at 9 a.m. & noon ET.
White House Budget Director Jacob Lew says it's progress that both sides agree that the debt ceiling must be raised. Lew: "There might be a fringe who believes that playing with Armageddon is a good idea, but I don't think that's where the majority will be."
The clock is ticking and a week of White House negotiating sessions between President Obama and congressional leaders has been fruitless. We’ll discuss the state of the talks with Jacob Lew, the director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Plus, the politics behind the negotiating with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham.
Then, we sit down with former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. Will he launch another presidential bid? What does he make of the current field? We’ll ask.
We learn who handles the money at the White House budget director's household in this week's online exclusive "Getting To Know."
White House Budget Director Jacob Lew says the Obama administration's budget reflects some "tough choices."