Federal frugality

Friday - 5/8/2009, 10:05am EDT

Brian Riedl

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President Obama has asked Congress to trim 121 federal programs, saving $17-billion dollars in the coming budget year. But critics contend that's just a drop-in-the bucket, since the total budget exceeds $3-trillion dollars. Brian Riedl is the lead budget analyst at the Heritage Foundation. He joins us with his take on the President's plan.