On Sunday, the White House continued its effort to prevent the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts known as “sequestration” from starting this Friday, releasing a dramatic state-by-state list of how they claim each state will be impacted if Congress fails to act.
It’s worth remembering that the “cut” is only to the projected increase in spending, not to what we are currently spending.
Read this Wall St. Journal piece: The Unscary Sequester
White House political director Dan Pfeiffer said on a call Sunday, according to the Hill, that the sequester is only going to happen if Republicans refuse to compromise.
Here's what the White House says will happen to California if the sequester goes into effect. Read more at The Blaze.