Sequestration Defense Budget Cuts

Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, including reduced training for Army units,… read more

Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, including reduced training for Army units, cuts to the military’s Tricare health system, and restructured defense contracts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back 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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Sequestration Defense Budget Cuts

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 25, 2013

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  • Feb 25, 2013 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 12:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 4:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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