Sequestration Deadline Looming

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Lynn Jenkins, Kevin McCarthy, James Lankford

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Lynn Jenkins, Kevin McCarthy, James Lankford

The looming budget cuts are generating a lot of talk, but so far there is no compromise in Washington. President Obama is in Virginia today to talk sequester and to keep the pressure on Congress.

FOX News Radio’s Jared Halpern reports from Washington:

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Don’t look for a last-second sequester solution to emerge from the Republican-led House.

(Boehner) “For 16 months, the President has been traveling all over the country holding rallies, instead of sitting down with Senate leaders.”

House Speaker John Boehner at one point using salty language to express frustration.

But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid argues the hold-up is Republican opposition to mixing spending cuts with revenue.

(Reid) “The only Republicans in America that don’t support this balanced approach are the Republicans who serve here in Congress.”

The Republicans counter they agreed to tax hikes during the fiscal cliff debate.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.




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