New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.
Failure to close California’s budget shortfall may force the state to issue billions of dollars in IOUs. An update on how states are struggling to balance their budgets in uncertain economic times.
- Joe Mathews Irvine Senior Fellow at The New America Foundation. He is a former reporter for The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal.
- Chris Edwards Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute. He is the creator of the website 'down sizing the federal government.'
- Corina Eckl Fiscal Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
- Nicholas Johnson Director of the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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