Administration's Deficit Reduction Plan
When President Obama unveiled his proposed spending cuts last week, it included four hundred billion from national security over the next twelve years. The president has ordered a high level review to determine where specifically cost savings can come from. When Defense Secretary Robert Gates ordered cuts of his own back in January, he said he opposed further reductions in spending. The defense department has acknowledged that the budget cuts would require some scaling back of the military. A look at balancing security needs with budget realities
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Democrat of Maryland, Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee