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The FAA is getting grilled today by members of congress the -- accused of using the recent across the board spending cuts.
Known as the sequester.
As a scapegoat.
For all the airport delays and forced furloughs of air traffic controllers she congressional correspondent I can manuals watching -- play out live for us in Washington this morning so what's the -- like in there today tonight.
Well Martha lawmakers are clearly irritated because FAA furloughs are causing massive travel headaches the chairman of the house committee blasted the FAA administrator for not warning lawmakers about these cuts to the FAA.
And the impact on the nation's air travel Republicans can be blaming the FAA in the administration for not coming up -- -- real solution.
While Democrats are blaming their colleagues in congress for not finding a way out -- these cuts a short time ago across the capital the senate Republican leader.
Ripped senator Harry Reid for trying to use a budgetary gimmick to get out of this mess.
The majority leader is clearly ditching the president on this issue.
As you may recall the president has said he would only consider replacing the sequester with a -- thought.
And whatever you want to say about -- If not a tax side.
It's borrowed money that will be out to be repaid later.
-- -- translation of overseas contingency operation so that's using money not spent on the war to try to offset these cuts.
Other Republicans have called this a manufactured crisis mismanaged from the outset and they say it smells of politics mark.
Mike thank you thank you.
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