Sequestration

Todd Zwillich and Lesley Clark talked about the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to take place on March 1, 2013. They talked about the… read more

Todd Zwillich and Lesley Clark talked about the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to take place on March 1, 2013. They talked about the perspectives of the White House and Congress, the chances of a deal to ward off the cuts, and the politics at play.

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. close

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

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Feb 24, 2013

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  • Feb 24, 2013 | 7:45am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 7:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
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