Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also… read more

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Gordon M. Adams Associate Director (Former) Office of Management and Budget->National Security and International Affairs
  • Daniel Goure Vice President Lexington Institute
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2012

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  • Dec 10, 2012 | 8:45am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 10, 2012 | 8:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Dec 10, 2012 | 6:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2012 | 10:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2012 | 3:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
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