Sequester 2013

 Posted by at 18:31  economy, Politics, Republicans
Mar 012013
 

President Obama spoke today and answered questions from the press corps about the budget cuts (sequester) that take effect today…

And let’s be clear. None of this is necessary. It’s happening because of a choice that Republicans in Congress have made. They’ve allowed these cuts to happen because they refuse to budge on closing a single wasteful loophole to help reduce the deficit. As recently as yesterday, they decided to protect special interest tax breaks for the well-off and well-connected, and they think that that’s apparently more important than protecting our military or middle-class families from the pain of these cuts.

Full transcript follows the break.

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Mar 012013
 

Welcome to Sequestration Day. Can you believe it’s March already?

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