Statement about Timeline For Stimulus Plan on NPR

MICHELE NORRIS, host: President-elect Barack Obama has urged Congress to enact an economic stimulus package that would be ready by the time he takes office on January 20th, but it's increasingly unlikely lawmakers can meet that deadline. To find out why, we are joined by House Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland. Congressman Hoyer, welcome to the program. Representative STENY HOYER (Democrat, Maryland; House Majority Leader): Hi. Good to be with you.