Reid Proposes Plan to Replace Sequester Cuts with Money from Afghanistan, Iraq Wars

Nineteen months before the combat phase of the war in Afghanistan is set to end, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suggested Congress take money allocated for that operation and use it to pay off sequester cuts. With FAA furloughs causing airport delays and headaches across the nation, the Senate Majority Leader announced he intends to move this evening an anti-sequestration bill that would cancel the budget cuts for five months, paid for with what he said were war savings. "I think we should...Full Story
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