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www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/03/donald-trump-meet-sequestration/519798

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 ...

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/10/29/us/politics/how-congress-has-worked-to-avoid-the-sequester-spending-caps.html

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 ...

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/trumpometer/promise/1371/end-defense-sequester

Mar 27, 2017 ... As soon as I take office I will ask Congress to fully eliminate the defense sequester and will submit a new budget to rebuild our military. It is so ...

breakingdefense.com/2017/02/with-trump-congress-really-can-kill-sequester-thornberry

Feb 6, 2017 ... CAPITOL HILL: Can Congress finally break the logjam of the Budget Control Act ... With Trump, Congress Can Kill Sequester: Thornberry .... we're creating end-to- end solutions that redefine what was thought to be possible.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/01/what-is-the-sequester_n_2783917.html

Mar 1, 2013 ... The Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction — or the ... 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.

thehill.com/policy/defense/248654-obama-calls-on-gop-to-stop-reckless-cuts-end-sequester

Jul 21, 2015 ... President Obama on Tuesday said congressional Republicans must end the “ reckless cuts” under sequestration that are hurting the U.S. ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2012/09/14/the-sequester-explained

Sep 14, 2012 ... Here's the background on what the sequester is, how it happened, and what ... are projected to total $1.2 trillion, are scheduled to begin in 2013 and end in 2021, ... 6, Congress will have just a few weeks to come up with an ...

www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-congress-repeal-the-scheduled-cuts-to-defense-spending/7-reasons-to-keep-the-defense-budget-sequestration-cuts

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 ...

www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/how-congress-is-doing-an-end-run-around-sequestration/2015/03/23/9206e8da-cf2a-11e4-a2a7-9517a3a70506_story.html

Mar 23, 2015 ... By stuffing a contingency account, lawmakers can have both defense cuts and ... How Congress is doing an end run around sequestration.