House Armed Services Republican Leadership on Sequestration
The Republican chairmen of two House Armed Services Subcommittees introduced a bill that would redistribute the automatic defense cuts… read more
The Republican chairmen of two House Armed Services Subcommittees introduced a bill that would redistribute the automatic defense cuts scheduled to begin March 1, 2013, under sequester. They responded to questions from reporters.
“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
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