Defense Department Briefing

George Little talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the military during a Defense Department briefing. Other topics… read more

George Little talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the military during a Defense Department briefing. Other topics included statistics on the number of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and the process to confirm former Senator Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense.

“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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Program ID:
311195-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 26, 2013 | 6:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 26, 2013 | 6:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2013 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 26, 2013 | 9:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 2013 | 1:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2013 | 6:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 2013 | 7:29am EST | C-SPAN 3
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