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Obama Defense Cuts

Sabrina Siddiqui

Sequester Defense Cuts Feared By Contractors After Year Of Campaign Fawning

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the 2012 campaign, politicians paid plenty of attention to defense contractors. They toured parts of the country that rely on the...

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign, Allies Unleash Torrent Of Anti-Obama Robocalls

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign and allied groups have released a series of automated phone calls to close out the presidential election, accus...

Pentagon Spending: Profits and Politics Trump National Security

William Hartung | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
William Hartung

While the president's plan does not go as far as it could or should in scaling back the Pentagon's spending plans, he has drawn a clear distinction between his approach and the one proposed by candidate Romney.

Romney Campaign Attacks President For Trimming Defense Budget

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama embarks on several campaign stops in Virginia this week, the Mitt Romney campaign criticized the White House o...

Memorial Day Thoughts on National Defense

Robert Reich | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

At a time when Medicare, Medicaid, and non-defense discretionary spending (including most programs for the poor, as well as infrastructure and basic R&D) are in serious jeopardy, Obama and the Democrats should be calling for even more defense cuts.

Sam Stein

Barney Frank: Majority Of Democrats Will Support Amending Defense Cut Trigger

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retiring Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) spilled a few beans on Sunday morning when he said a majority of Democrats would sign off on...

Sam Stein

Jay Carney On Triggered Cuts To Defense Spending: 'There Is No Wiggle Room'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney categorically dismissed on Monday the idea that the president would change the construction of th...

Sam Stein

GOP Senator: Obama Veto Threat Has Escape Clause

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

One of the Republican members of the congressional super committee attempted on Sunday to create some wiggle room with regard to President Obama's opp...

Sen. Inhofe Claims Obama "Disarming America"

azcentral.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of senators including Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.; Jim Inhofe, R-Okla.; and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., fired off a letter to President Barack Obama saying p...

Pentagon Board To Obama: You Have To Cut Defense Budget

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A senior Pentagon advisory group, in a series of bluntly worded briefings, is warning President-elect Barack Obama that the Defense Department's curre...