President Obama Remarks on Sequestration

President Obama spoke to employees at Newport News Shipbuilding about the impact on jobs, the economy, and citizens of sequestration budget… read more

President Obama spoke to employees at Newport News Shipbuilding about the impact on jobs, the economy, and citizens of sequestration budget cuts. He criticized some Republicans in Congress for not being willing to “compromise an inch” to avoid the automatic spending cuts.

“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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President Obama Remarks on Sequestration

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White House Event
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Location:
Newport News, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2013

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  • Feb 26, 2013 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 26, 2013 | 1:19pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Feb 27, 2013 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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