Newsmakers with Representative Rob Wittman

House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA), who had responsibility for the largest accounts in the Pentagon… read more

House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA), who had responsibility for the largest accounts in the Pentagon budget, talked about Pentagon funding, the sequester and its impact on the military, whether the strength of the military had been affected, furloughs, the BRAC process, and Syria and potential assistance to military rebels in Syria. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

“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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315016-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2013

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  • Sep 15, 2013 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 15, 2013 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 16, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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