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Well some of the people who work for President Obama may soon feel the effects of the inability to avoid to avoid the dreaded sequester.
But many others apparently will not meanwhile the president is talking about spending more of the money supposedly in such short supply.
Here's chief White House correspondent Ed -- President Obama announced today you want to spend the hunt.
Million of your tax dollars -- just a down payment.
On a massive project to map the human brain and find cures for dreaded brain disorders saying the dividends will be far greater and declaring we could lose a generation of scientists if this sequester slashes government research too deeply.
And that's wire.
It's so important that we think about basic was searching generally as a driver of growth.
And that we replaced the across the board budget cuts.
That are threatening to set us back before we even -- start except after preaching gloom and doom about that sequester the Obama administration appears to be finding ways around it.
With the US Customs and Border Protection telling fox it has reevaluated.
Its original plan.
To furlough employees and cut some overtime which just five weeks ago the Homeland Security secretary was warning would be dire.
Look I don't think we can maintain the same level of security at all places around the country with sequester.
If you have 5000 if you're Border Patrol hours or agents you have 5000 -- Border Patrol agents that has a real impact.
Today White House spokesman Jay Carney struggled to explain the contradiction.
To convey to your readers and viewers it -- -- to -- doesn't matter.
And then win and win and he's playing safe and explained otherwise it is the desire your came in here.
Insist that -- -- going to be less say the people are crossing the border -- because they're less portable -- and then and they announced yesterday actually were not doing that.
Thought I'd say it's -- port I'm saying I'm seriously the public absolutely not.
Carney said the impact has been real in local communities it suggested agencies are maneuvering funds to lessen the blow.
Budgets are big things it's the in you know outflows and inflows that the that that's why.
You know there -- constant adjustments being made it each agency as they deal with their budget in terms of what.
What the to me what the impacts of sequester -- Except back in February cabinet chiefs like education secretary Arnie Duncan were insisting they had no such flexibility -- -- if I had -- the -- -- -- one way or another.
There's no win -- pentagon officials today said the vast majority of their civilian employees will be subject to furlough.
Though even there backpedaling a bit on how bad it -- me.
We have changed corporal Paulson which.
Hopefully give some relief -- -- civilian workforce.
We've gone from to -- two days took a fourteen days.
Now Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is exempt by -- from these furloughs but we're learning tonight he -- decided.
To take a pay cut in solidarity with his folks although he earns about a 199000.
Dollars a year which is a bit better than the average employee -- And -- -- north lawn -- thank you.
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