Speaker: Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
March 8, 2013
Automatic cuts of $1.2 trillion in U.S. federal government spending over the next ten years went into effect on March 1. Robert Kahn, CFR's Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, highlights three things to know about the so-called "sequester":
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