Impact of Sequestration and White House Strategy
Sam Stein, political editor and White House correspondent for the Huffington Post, discussed the widespread impact of sequestration and the… read more
Sam Stein, political editor and White House correspondent for the Huffington Post, discussed the widespread impact of sequestration and the White House’s strategy for dealing with Congress and the economy. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A video clip was shown of President Obama speaking about Congress on April 13, 2013.
“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 part of a debt ceiling and tax increase agreement for the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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