Washington - House Armed Services Committee Member Michael Turner (OH) hosted a community forum this week featuring local business leaders who all attested to the damage that sequestration would have on jobs and defense in the Dayton, Ohio area.
Washington is battling these days over "sequestration," the $500 billion additional cut to the defense budget looming in January. The White House and Democrats on Capitol Hill insist that intransigent Republicans are risking cuts that no one wants. This is a charade. By his own admission, President Obama has always wanted to cut the defense budget dramatically.
Despite recent attempts by the media to recast the President's role in the current debate on sequester, in the months leading up to the debt ceiling negotiations, President Obama and his administration repeatedly offered to put draconian cuts to our military “squarely on the table.” This resulted in nearly $1 trillion in cuts to our men and women in uniform. While House Republicans have pa
Washington – House Armed Services Committee Members took to the House Floor today to demand action from President Obama and the Senate to act on the damaging cuts set to occur from sequestration.