Representative Michael Burgess on Sequestration
Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about the sequestration budget cuts that were scheduled to begin on March 1 unless Congress… read more
Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about the sequestration budget cuts that were scheduled to begin on March 1 unless Congress agreed otherwise, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications..*Republicans insist on entitlement reform to avoid the cuts, while Democrats want revenue raisers.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. They were originally to happen on January 1, 2013, but were rdelayed until March 1, 2013.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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