Defense Cut Review Needed In Fiscal Cliff Debate: Lawmakers

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 10:00 PM EST) -- With defense spending sidelined during the fiscal cliff debate, a bipartisan group of House Armed Services Committee members spoke Wednesday about the need for a serious rethinking of coming military budget cuts and the need for a more orderly replacement for sequestration's blunt budget cutting approach.

Reps. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, and Allen West, R-Fla., spoke at an event hosted by Politico and sponsored by contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. They agreed that defense cuts are necessary, or at least inevitable, but...
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