28 May '12, 1am

Panetta warns of ‘disastrous’ automatic defense cuts in January @DeptofDefense @ThisWeekABC #USbudget

Panetta warns of ‘disastrous’ automatic defense cuts in January @DeptofDefense @ThisWeekABC #USbudget

Related Senate committee's defense bill plans civilian cuts to match military downsizing House passes defense bill despite DOD, White House objections Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta interviewed on ABC's "This Week" at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2012. U.S. Department of Defense Scheduled Congressional cuts to the defense budget in January would be overall “disastrous” for America, said Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in a Sunday interview on ABC’s “This Week.” In addition to the defense budget reduction of $487 billion handed down by Congress, Panetta spoke specifically of the possibility of another $500 billion in automatic cuts at the beginning of next year, calling the move a “meat ax.” “I think what both Republicans and Democrats need to do and the leaders on both sides is to recognize that if sequester takes place, it would be disastro...

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