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Thu Mar 29, 2012, 02:01 PM

GOP Lawmakers Appeal To Obama To Negotiate With Congress To Avert Defense Cuts [View all]

Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, March 29, 1:16 PM

WASHINGTON ó Republican lawmakers are pleading with President Barack Obama to negotiate with Congress to avert automatic, across-the-board military cuts that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said would be devastating.

Seven senators warn that the $50 billion reductions that would kick in next January would mean thousands of jobs lost and hardship for the Pentagon. They told reporters Thursday that the issue canít wait until a lame-duck congressional session in December.


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