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US Congress in last push to reach 'fiscal cliff' deal

US Congressional leaders have one more day to stop the threat of steep tax rises and spending cuts, known as the "fiscal cliff", after talks ended with no deal.

Senators will continue to seek a compromise deal on Monday to send to the House of Representatives.

Failure to reach agreement by 1 January could push the US back into recession.

Earlier, President Obama increased pressure on Republicans to accept a deal, blaming them for the deadlock.

Jonny Dymond reports.

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