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Good evening I'm -- there finger pointing over the imminent cuts in the rate of spending growth.
Is reaching an art form here in Washington tonight.
But amid the PR and posturing the clock is still taking in what has become the ultimate game of political chicken.
You've heard the name sequester tonight on this show will show you how it gets implemented and what it means in the big pitch picture budget wise.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry has our top story tonight.
The effect of the sequestered.
Would be severe and it would go right to American families.
Day two of the White House pushing the line President Obama started yesterday about how automatic cuts will -- hundreds.
-- of thousands of people out of their jobs among other calamities tens of thousands of Paris web to scramble to five.
Child care for their kids except today pentagon officials said furloughs among their civilian employees would not start until late April.
And as for daycare how do you back up that tens of thousands of parents will be searching for child care.
-- people look whether -- the did that search begins on March 1 -- -- in the near future.
The impact on our economy the impact on people's lives his real indeed defense officials also said today that even if it did not start right away.
Not only will jobs be furloughed all civilian pay will be cut by 20%.
One reason White House aides say privately they have the upper hand over speaker John Boehner had some conservatives seem to agree.
-- -- an op Ed in today's Wall Street Journal blasting the president for not coming up with a solution and the Republican declared the cuts will be deep writing quote.
A week from now a dramatic new federal policy is set to go into effect that threatens US national security.
Thousands of jobs and more conservative journalist Byron York responded to the -- bed by noting Boehner faces -- on comparable position appearing to allow caught civil harm national security.
-- in the Washington examiner quote why would later adopt the democratic description of the cuts is deep what they would touch such a relatively small part of federal spending.
Democrats though are having their own problems coordinating their message as the White House tries to push back on this Republican attack.
That was his propose a lot -- it was a bad idea.
But it against them over a year ago but the president when he got it been the president signed it in the law I didn't have to send it into law he did.
And for over a year Martha from August 2011 through the end of last year the president did nothing to stop it.
Democrat Max Baucus chair of the Senate Finance Committee told a local station back home the president bears some responsibility to fix this.
White House recommended it frankly back in August 2011 and so now we're feeling the effects but no -- -- Save the present so it could play is not it's both present congress.
But there's no sign of a deal so there are some officials here tonight -- say it's basically -- or call toll that these cuts will kick in at least for a couple of weeks before both sides may be finally come together press.
Ed Henry lot of north lawn had tax.
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