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Dem Rep Urges GOP To Let Bush Tax Cuts Expire To Prevent Further Military Spending Reductions

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) have been leading the charge on Capitol Hill trying to repeal the nearly $600 billion in military and security spending cuts that are mandated to take effect because the super committee has failed to reach an agreement on how to cut $1.2 trillion in federal [...]
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White House Tells GOP To Offset Military Spending Cuts With Taxes On The Rich

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Last week, Republican Arizona senators John McCain and Jon Kyl unveiled a bill aimed at preventing the military spending cuts (around $600 billion) mandated after the congressional debt commission’s super committee failed to agree o... Read Post

McKeon On More Military Spending Cuts: ‘Who’s Going To Have Our Backs When We’re Attacked?’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

House Armed Service Committee chairman Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) is leading the charge in the lower chamber of Congress against cuts to military spending. And like many of those trying to protect the military’s bloated budget... Read Post

House GOP Budget Won’t Include Military Spending Cuts

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) introduced a bill in December that would freeze federal hiring in order to delay military spending cuts required by sequestration. Last month, Arizona GOP Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl introduced a s... Read Post


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