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Video Highlights from the Peter Peterson Foundation Event on Budget and Deficits

Suggesting a stronger move to fiscal conservatism, economic officials gathered at the first-ever National Fiscal Summit to advance the national dialogue on avoiding another economic crisis. Fmr. Pres. Clinton and the co-chairmen of the National Debt Commission were the morning keynote speakers. The summit coincides with the recent bipartisan fiscal commission meeting and Congress' current work on finance overhaul legislation.

Robert Greenstein responds to Rep. Paul Ryan on taxes and economic growth. (3:39)


Rep. Paul Ryan, Alice Rivlin, Robert Greenstein discussing if spending and taxes need to be on the table. Greenstein asserts that tax reform needs to contribute to deficit reduction. (4:01)