Press release: Udall talks deficit reduction plan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall talked with radio reporters today about President Obama’s deficit reduction plan. He also discussed his push to reinstate the Making Work Pay tax credit and theSenate’s effort to reauthorize Trade Adjustment Assistance this week. For the audio, click here.

Below is a timeline of Senator Udall’s remarks:

00:00 – Udall opens the conversation by discussing President Obama’s deficit reduction plan. He then emphasizes the economic benefits of reinstating the Making Work Pay tax credit in a new jobs package. Also speaks about Trade Adjustment Assistance, which is expected to be considered by the Senate this week.

03:46 – Marks today’s official repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.

07:15 – Reiterates the need for fair tax code reform.

09:32 – Discusses the need to protect middle-class families and small businesses during thesetough economic times.