Tonight at 9, “Piers Morgan Tonight” welcomes Tim Pawlenty back to the program where the former Governor of Minnesota shares his perspective on the budgetary conundrum looming over Congress. At midnight on December 31, 2012, the Budget Control Act of 2011 will go into effect, triggering the implementation of tax increases and budgetary cuts known as the “fiscal cliff."
“As we try to heal and solve this very big divide, that has resulted in stalemate and polarization, we should have the finesse and sense of grace and timing to solve this in a way where everybody can live in the real world,” said Pawlenty.
Pawlenty advises the media to be patient with Congress as they work to resolve the government’s budgetary issues. “As a member of the media and a commentator, allow people to be in the space where they can actually find common ground and part of this is letting them get to that place without cornering them ahead of time,” Pawlenty asked Piers Morgan.
Watch the clip and tune in tonight as Pawlenty considers Morgan’s proposal to debate the issue on a mountainside cliff.FULL STORY