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House to vote on GOP plan that would forestall Pentagon cuts

Publié par Clifford Armion le 05/10/2012

Rosalind S. Helderman

The House is expected to vote Thursday on a Republican plan that would spare the Pentagon from the deep across-the-board spending cuts envisioned as part of last summer’s debt-ceiling agreement, reviving what has been an emotional debate in Washington about the best ways to reduce the federal budget deficit.

With a series of troubling end-of-year deadlines looming, Republicans are proposing to replace the first round of $110 billion in reductions, which are set to take effect in January.

The cuts are a first-year down payment on $1.2 trillion in reductions spread over 10 years, which were to be split evenly between the military and domestic programs.
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"House to vote on GOP plan that would forestall Pentagon cuts", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2012. Consulté le 05/08/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/house-to-vote-on-gop-plan-that-would-forestall-pentagon-cuts