House Passes Bill Giving Obama 30 Days To Provide Sequestration Details

Under last year’s agreement on the debt-ceiling, the Obama administration has to impose $109 billion in cuts to 2013 spending, and the House, on Wednesday, approved a bill that would give the administration 30 days to provide details on how it intends to carry out domestic and defense cuts.

According to The Hill, the bill passed in a 414-2 vote, and the language in the bill is similar to language in an amendment to a Senate farm bill that calls on the Defense Department to issue a report on the economic impact of defense sequestration by August 15.

The Obama administration has not indicated which programs they intend to cut, and pressure is mounting on the administration and Democrats to lessen cuts from defense spending.

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