Defense hawks could find spending cuts hard to swallow

02/7/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.) · Talking Points Memo

Pentagon officials say that further delaying the "sequestration" spending cuts, as President Barack Obama has proposed, would do little to avert the cuts' long-term impact on U.S. military readiness. Republicans on the House and Senate Armed Service committees are launching a new push to pay down the spending cuts through other means, in a move that some analysts believe could make it harder for the GOP to maintain its unified opposition to tax increases.

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