GOP Seeks To Weaken Defense Cuts In Key Part Of Debt Limit Deal | Talking Points Memo

One of the last sticking points in the debt limit fight comes down to how to guarantee future deficit reduction. Democrats and Republicans have agreed broadly that the question should fall to a new Super Committee, but that if Congress does not pass yet another fiscal package in the coming months, spending should be cut across the board, including from the military and Medicare.


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