Defense cuts appear likely as pressure grows on debt deal

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 30, 2011 11:11 AM
Defense cuts appear likely as pressure grows on debt deal
Defense cuts proposed by the White House are unlikely to keep a debt-ceiling deal from passing Congress, sources say.

As few as 30 House Republicans would likely consider voting against a debt-ceiling deal that cuts $300 billion from security spending, according to a GOP aide.