CBO deficit forecast, healthcare, Koch conference
The Congressional Budget Office says the U.S. deficit will reach a record $1.5 trillion dollars this year. Thom talks about the two opposing taxation and spending philosophies on Capitol Hill. Then, a Vietnam veteran was dropped by his health insurance company after underpaying his bill by 2 cents. Thom talks to Wendell Potter, Jeff Santos, and Sam Seder about the need for further reform in our healthcare system. Also, do Supreme Court justices and right-wing fundraisers mix? A new report suggests the answer is, indeed, yes. Thom talks to Lee Fang and John Sellers about this.