Obama Tells Congress To Avoid War Budget Cuts

The White House is challenging Congress to “do its job” and prevent the automatic spending cuts that are looming for the Pentagon. 

Republican lawmakers have criticized the Obama administration’s decision to include funding for the war in Afghanistan in the “sequestered” budget cuts that are on tap for 2013. A group of top GOP lawmakers sent President Obama a letter this week demanding an explanation for the “morally unconscionable” policy.

The White House fired back at the criticism, arguing the war funding was never off the table for the automatic budget cuts…

http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/budget-appropriations/233051-white-house-fires-back-on-war-cuts-tells-congress-to-do-its-job

So what will be cut?  War is the nation’s highest priority?

Speak Your Mind