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October 20, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Achieving a Sustainable Federal Budget

Douglas W. Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, discusses the effects of revenue increases and spending cuts on the projected budget deficit. This meeting is part of the C. Peter …

May 21, 2019

U.S. Congress
A Conversation with Senator Chris Van Hollen: Can a Polarized Congress Check President Trump?

Senator Chris Van Hollen discusses the successes and failures of bipartisan efforts in Congress to check President Trump on crucial foreign policy issues, including Russia, North Korea, China, and Tu…

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October 20, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Achieving A Sustainable Federal Budget

CHRYSTIA FREELAND: I'm Chrystia Freeland, your presider over our breakfast this morning. I was delighted when the council invited me to do this, because we're going to have the chance to hear from, …

June 12, 2019

United States
Congressional Oversight: A Conversation with Jim Jordan

Representative Jim Jordan discusses the political challenges facing Congress and his role as ranking member on the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

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April 13, 2015

United States
Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy

Experts discuss how the new Congress will address a range of pressing foreign policy issues.

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September 19, 2017

Development
U.S. Development Priorities: Views From the Administration and Congress

Panelists discuss bipartisan efforts to promote development within the Trump administration and Congress. 

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February 11, 2014

United States
Amid Tighter Budgets, U.S. Army Rebalancing and Refocusing

With the deployment in Afghanistan winding down and facing significant budget cuts, the U.S. Army finds itself in a period of transition. Army Chief of Staff Raymond T. Odierno joins CNN's James Sciu…

February 11, 2014

United States
Amid Tighter Budgets, U.S. Army Rebalancing and Refocusing

With the deployment in Afghanistan winding down and facing significant budget cuts, the U.S. Army finds itself in a period of transition. Army chief of staff Raymond Odierno joins CNN's James Sciutto…

April 10, 2017

United States
U.S. Security Amid Budget Cuts: A Conversation with Senator Chris Murphy

As Congress considers President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the State Department and USAID, Senator Murphy unveils a dramatically different approach that calls for a near doubling of the internat…

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February 24, 2015

United States
Mac Thornberry on the Budget, National Security, and Policy Reform

Mac Thornberry, U.S. Representative (R-TX) and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Princeton University’s James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s…