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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Mar 16, 2017 ... President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28. ... powerless in Congress -- budget experts say they can probably stop Trump ... enacted a strict set of federal spending limits -- the "sequester," as it is called.


Sep 14, 2012 ... 6, Congress will have just a few weeks to come up with an alternative to the sequester. The challenge is complicated by the fact that the Bush ...


Mar 5, 2014 ... "It's the Congress' decision on sequestration. So it isn't the secretary of defense or the president doing this, and I think we should clear that up a little bit ... would work out a deficit reduction and stop the sequester before 2013.


Mar 1, 2013 ... With the threat of automatic sequestration still looming, Congress was ... The sequester will affect government spending across the board. ... to stop the sequester from going into effect, but the two parties can't agree on a plan.


Jul 12, 2016 ... To stop out-of-control spending, Congress should immediately adopt a ... Unlike the current form of sequestration applied to the Budget Control ...


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.


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.