Obama: Sequester Won’t Happen, Not His Idea


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President Barack Obama startled Washington during Monday night’s foreign policy debate when he said billions in automatic Pentagon cuts “will not happen" — a line that could weaken his bargaining power during an epic spending and tax fight expected when Congress returns.
That and the fact that he will be a ‘lame duck’ President.
Obama was responding to criticism from Republican rival Mitt Romney that American national security is at risk if the defense cuts are triggered in early January.
**“First of all, the sequester is not something I proposed, it’s something that Congress proposed,” Obama said. **
**This is simply not true, of course. **
As even the Politico pointed out back in September

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Sam, to suggest that I of all people would ever support a spending cut of any type, is frankly insulting.


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[quote=“Barry_O, post:2, topic:36752”]
Sam, to suggest that I of all people would ever support a spending cut of any type, is frankly insulting.
[/quote]I know, it must be hard to have to come up with money for all the partying you do