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House Armed Services Committee Press Conference on Deficit Reduction and Defense Spending

House Armed Services Committee

Washington, October 13, 2011
Secretary Panetta agreed with Mac in a recent House Armed Services Committee hearing that there should not be a dime cut from defense beyond that which Congress has already enacted. The Secretary was clear in saying the President agrees with this view that defense has been cut enough. Furthermore, General Dempsey said further cuts in the defense budget would be irrepairable. Watch more of the press conference by clicking on the video box below.
Secretary Panetta agreed with Mac in a recent House Armed Services Committee hearing that there should not be a dime cut from defense beyond that which Congress has already enacted.  The Secretary was clear in saying the President agrees with this view that defense has been cut enough.  Furthermore, General Dempsey said further cuts in the defense budget would be irrepairable. Watch more of the press conference by clicking on the video box below.

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