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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-03-13 11:43 PM
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1. Woodward wrote that the White House suggested the sequester
Politico and WAPO fact checked.


http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/82729_Page2.h...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/o...

They saw that the specific person in the White House may have been Jack Lew.

However, I think it may also be worth nothing that in 2009 Obama had proposed an across the board cut of 5%, not in a compromise about the debt ceiling, but simple because he wanted to do it.

For more info and a link, please see my thread on that:

http://sync.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.p...

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