NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - He may have taken his time to join the brewing debate about how to reduce long-term U.S. debt. But President Obama got some kudos from deficit hawks for the broad debt reduction framework he laid out on Wednesday.
They gave him some incompletes, too. And they found plenty in his ideas that in their eyes needs improvement. But their praise wasn't empty. That is saying something considering the group has had ample experience banging their heads in frustration whenever anyone running for re-election promises to tackle debt only to offer hollow ideas. Read More
After Obama's speech, lawmakers from both sides weigh in on American Morning. Kiran Chetry, Christine Romans and Ali Velshi speak to Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, Gene Sperling Republican Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Hal Rogers and Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Watch all of the interviews below: