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Can GOP blame Obama for the sequester? - Reuters

blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/02/19/can-gop-blame-obama-for-the-sequester/

Feb 19, 2013 ... But Republicans think they can blame the president. .... Wasn't the sequester Obama's idea or, as Obama admits, “put forth by his team”?

Barack Obama says Congress owns sequestration cuts | PolitiFact

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2012/oct/24/barack-obama/obama-says-congress-owns-sequestration-cuts/

Oct 24, 2012 ... Said Romney: "I will not cut our military budget by a trillion dollars, which ... Obama responded by saying Romney was assigning blame in the wrong place. ... At any rate, Republicans and Democrats came to a less ambitious ...

Suddenly the GOP Hates Sequestration Cuts ... and Blames Obama ...

www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/leslie-marshall/2013/04/24/suddenly-the-gop-hates-sequestration-cuts--and-blames-obama

Apr 24, 2013 ... Now that people are feeling sequestration, the GOP wants to blame ... I can see the political ads now: Long lines and delays at the airport?

Fox News Forgets That GOP Supported The Sequester

mediamatters.org/blog/2013/02/07/fox-news-forgets-that-gop-supported-the-sequest/192574

Feb 7, 2013 ... Fox blames Obama for the south losing the Civil War. ... If tomorrow Fox says the GOP supported the sequester, that will be the new gospel for ...

Sequestration deadline: Is Barack Obama or the Republican Party to ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2013/02/sequestration_deadline_is_barack_obama_or_the_republican_party_to_blame.html

Feb 20, 2013 ... But here, on national TV, the president was putting the blame for sequestration ( we can probably blame him for popularizing the bowdlerization, ...

Here's Who Is Really to Blame for Sequestration - The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/02/heres-who-is-really-to-blame-for-sequestration/273587/

Feb 28, 2013 ... Don't look at Obama or Republicans in Congress. ... are the people to blame for the sequestration cuts scheduled to hit the federal budget ... Why did the supercommittee fail so miserably, and what lessons can we draw from it ...

Leon Panetta's Memoir Blames Obama for Sequester's Defense Cuts

newrepublic.com/article/119723/leon-panettas-memoir-blames-obama-sequesters-defense-cuts

Oct 7, 2014 ... Given Republican insistence on higher defense spending, that's the ... Panetta can blame Obama for not “engag[ing] his opponents” and ...

Hagel Shifts Sequester Blame to Congress - FactCheck.org

www.factcheck.org/2014/03/hagel-shifts-sequester-blame-to-congress/

Mar 4, 2014 ... Hagel blamed Congress for the sequester cuts, when asked on CBS' ... But both Obama and Congress were responsible for the cuts in the military budget that went into effect last year — as we wrote when Republicans blamed the president for the ... Q: Can the Electoral College elect Hillary Clinton on Dec.

The Sequester Blame Game - FactCheck.org

www.factcheck.org/2013/03/the-sequester-blame-game/

Mar 1, 2013 ... At a White House press conference, Obama blamed Republicans ... He said you could raise $800 billion, a trillion dollars by closing loopholes.

The 'Obamaquester' - FactCheck.org

www.factcheck.org/2013/02/the-obamaquester/

Feb 19, 2013 ... This Republican talking point aims to blame President Obama for more ... to his sequester, one that could reduce spending in a smarter way.

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The absurd claim that only Republicans are to blame for cuts to ...

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Oct 15, 2014 ... Democrats earn 4 Pinocchios for claiming the GOP cut public-health spending. ... “sequester” budget cuts in the 2011 budget agreement have further juggled ... they could not reach a grand budget deal with President Obama.

Obama signs sequester order, blames Republicans over budget ...

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Mar 1, 2013 ... Obama signs sequester order, blames Republicans over budget impasse ... Kentucky Republican, that “these cuts will hurt our economy, they'll ...

How Republicans Came To Own Sequestration's Devastating Cuts ...

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Oct 15, 2013 ... Here's how we got from “Obama's sequester” to a Republican victory: ... February 13: Sequestration Will Be A “Home Run” At a Politico event, Rep. ... of the cuts, Republicans also geared up to blame President Obama for the ...