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US Unemployment Silence

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While debt ceiling talks are underway on Capitol Hill, there is not a single word about employment, all while Friday's June job report shows the situation is deteriorating dramatically. Meanwhile the chairman of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, Jeff Immelt, is known for heading a company that famously paid no taxes last year and not only shed domestic jobs but added a staff overseas. Labor Journalist Mike Elk joins RT's Lauren Lyster in the studio to talk more about the issue.

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