Cost Of Military Campaign In Libya Could Wipe Out GOP's Spending Cuts
The Hill reports: "U.S. military operations in Libya could wipe out a significant chunk of the budget cuts won by congressional Republicans in recent weeks, defense analysts say. GOP leaders have trumpeted enacted spending reductions that amount to more than $285 million per day since the beginning of March. But defense analysts say the Pentagon could be burning through more than $100 million per day in Libya, putting those budget savings at risk."
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Obama's Day Ahead
The First Family departed from Santiago, Chile, at 8 a.m. ET, and will arrive at 2:45 p.m. ET in San Salvador, El Salvador. The President and First Lady will participate in an arrival ceremony at 3:30 p.m. ET. Obama will hold a bilateral meeting with El Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes at 3:50 p.m. ET, , with an expanded bilateral meeting at 4:20 p.m. ET, and a joint press conference at 4:55 p.m. ET. The President and First Lady will attend an official dinner hosted by President Funes at 10:10 p.m. ET.