AP: Obama To Seek Short-Term Fix To Avoid Sequester

President Obama will ask Congress on Tuesday for a short-term budget fix to delay across-the-board automatic spending cuts, the Associated Press reports

White House officials say President Barack Obama will ask Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic across the board cuts that are scheduled to kick in March 1.

 

Obama will make his request Tuesday afternoon in a public statement at the White House.

David Schnittger, deputy chief of staff to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), responded to news on Twitter

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