PBS NewsHour Political Firestorm Flares As Sequestration Looms
Political Firestorm Flares As Looming Budget Cuts Include Defense Reductions Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Political Firestorm Flares As Sequestration Looms
Should Congress fail to pass a deficit reduction plan by the end of the year, the 2011 Budget Control Act will trigger budget cuts of $1.2 trillion, evenly split between defense and non-defense spending. The result has been a political brawl on the campaign trail and between the political parties. Margaret Warner reports.
Premiere Date: 08/03/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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