On Tuesday, February 12, PBS will broadcast Cliffhanger, a new Frontline documentary about the fiscal cliff. Speaker John Boehner is interviewed, as are Obama advisers and a group of journalists, including this reporter.
This clip takes us back to the night of December 20. It was a wild scene in the Capitol basement, and for a moment, Boehner’s power was nearly crippled.
Cliffhanger will air at 8 p.m. Eastern, before President Obama’s State of the Union address. Check your local listings.