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Mar 16, 2017 ... Why Sequestration Is Poised to Kill Trump's Budget .... The nitty-gritty of the law puts caps on the amount that Congress can spend on ... And congressional rules prevent legislators from using reconciliation—a way to vault ...


Sep 11, 2015 ... Why should we Raise the Caps? Reversing sequestration spending caps could create as many as 1.4 million jobs over the next two years, the ...


Feb 28, 2013 ... It's unclear what Congress will do next to attempt to stop the automatic cuts. Lawmakers and aides said the sequester could last well beyond ...


Oct 29, 2015 ... Does not include discretionary spending not subject to caps, like ... Congress had sought to prevent the economy from going off a “fiscal cliff” as ...


Apr 3, 2012 ... Unless Congress acts to repeal sequestration, the core defense budget ( exclusive of war costs) for FY 2013 will be "only" $472 billion, about ...


Aug 25, 2016 ... A White House report to Congress says the House version of 2017 spending ... the report that because Congress hasn't taken any actions to stop or change the ... The good news for 2016 is not only will agencies not bust the ...


Feb 28, 2017 ... Congress wants more from the Trump's defense budget after ... Despite railing against sequestration, Trump's budget does not go above the total cap. ... urging the Trump administration to stop cuts to the State Department.


Jun 16, 2015 ... Four years after agreeing to "sequestration" budget cuts, the White House has emphatically told Congress that President Obama will no ... they say, it will never get that far because they will filibuster to stop bills in their tracks.


Jun 15, 2015 ... The Congressional Budget Resolution passed this spring should have eliminated the defense sequester and begun a decisive move back ... flatly rebuffed his request that they stop their island building in the South China Sea.


Jun 26, 2012 ... Congress should act to avoid sequestration before election, senator says ... 2, 2013, under the Budget Control Act's sequestration threat would “render the .... Stop the give away programs and you can fix the whole budget.