US fiscal cliff could lead to recession

President Obama is attempting to ensure Congress can work with him to deal with the US fiscal cliff crisis.

    US President Barack Obama has toured a plastics factory, trying to sell his solution to America's looming fiscal cliff.

    But political opponents have accused him of not trying hard enough.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports, economists fear the US economy could be thrown back into recession.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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