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Democrats Step Up for Big Business Defense Contractors

Jon Russo Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:59 PM
"restructure a $52 billion tanker contract with Boeing Co" Good thing they aren't trying to "restructure" a public employee retirement plan. A stinking hoard of Leftists would descend on Capitol Hill and it'd take an act of Congress to get them to leave. Oh...wait...nevermind....
In a surprising role reversal, Democrats have been pushing to repeal cuts to the budget of the Department of Defense that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1 as part of the budget sequester. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta have gone on offense to protect Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman and Boeing from losing orders on valuable government contracts.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told students at Georgetown University that a "a dangerous and callous attitude" is "developing among some Republicans and some Democrats, that these dangerous cuts can be allowed...