House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon and Ranking Member Adam Smith appeared together on Fox News' Happening Now to discuss the impending damage that will be done to U.S. national security when the sequester goes into effect.
(CNN) -- During the third and final presidential debate last October, President Obama made a promise to the American people. Sequestration, a package of forced budget cuts, "is not something I proposed," he said. "It will not happen."
What a difference 100 days make.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon spoke with CNN this morning about President Obama's plan to avert sequestration with more defense cuts -- and ignore substantial entitlement spending reform.
By: Bill Gertz
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress on Wednesday that the military could not afford one more dollar in cuts without scaling back forces and operations.