Defense Drumbeats

Jul 27, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

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

Jul 25, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

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.

Jul 19, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
Previously scheduled hearings today have been postponed.
Jul 19, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Read online at the Wall Street Journal

Some policy train wrecks in Washington are sudden. Then there's the catastrophe playing out in slow motion known as defense sequestration.

Jul 17, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Washington – Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D-AZ) urged Congress and the President to come together to head off the pending defense cuts under sequestration. Republicans in the House and Senate are the only members in each chamber putting forward legislation to solve the damaging cuts from sequestration. Key Excerpts from Mayor Stanton’s appearance on Fox are below:

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