An Interview With S&P's Global Head of Sovereign Ratings

Last night, I spoke with David Beers, head of S&P's sovereign debt rating committee on CNBC’s Kudlow Report.

He made it very clear: the U.S. must take steps to lower its debt/GDP trend over the long run.

He is looking at all the plans, and he is waiting for a final product.

But right now a U.S. downgrade is 50-50. S&P's next step could come very soon.


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  • Lawrence Kudlow is a CNBC senior contributor. Previously, Kudlow was anchor of CNBC's prime-time program "The Kudlow Report"