White House says not exaggerating impact of automatic spending cuts

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Posted: Feb 22, 2013 12:26 PM
White House says not exaggerating impact of automatic spending cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has very little flexibility in how to roll out automatic spending cuts slated to take effect on March 1 because of the way the sequester law is written, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Friday.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by David Brunnstrom)