Here’s How the Budget Deal Eases Sequestration Cuts

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Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Rep. Michael Turner, an Ohio Republican, looks at the impacts of sequestration cuts and the new budget deal on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

John boehner and other mainstream gop leaders with conservative fundraising backgrounds and links to those groups, is that a new direction for the republican party?

There is a lot of talk about that.

Important thing here is that people want government to work.

Through this deal we have the opportunity to return some level of certainty to government.

They even have the issue of setting aside sequestration that will have a devastating impact on the military going forward for the next two years.

In that two years of certainty you do see some political stability.

We did until yesterday, now paul ryan came out to say they would have another debt ceiling fight.

That workout so well for you republicans the last time, why do you want to do that again?

Every issue needs to be taken up separately.

Right now we have the issue of the budget, trying to lift the cuts that we are falling on in the department of defense.

You guys agreed to.

The president's proposals from the white house was a penalty to cause the kind of compromise that has come out, the ability to look at how we fund the government in the future.

For all of you worldwide, michael turner is an actual congressman who actually administered something for years.

Dayton, ohio, you were a force.

At 35,000 feet i want to make this granular, right?

The patterson air force base.

Jimmy doolittle, the whole thing of bombing japan, you bring it to your reality.

That is the real debate of a budget.

It is about real bodies at the patterson air force base.

What people miss is that it has already been cut.

Part of the original budget control act compromise between john boehner and the president, $500 billion of cuts, the sequester had an additional 500 billion dollars in penalties, taking half of the overall cuts applied to less than 18% of the budget.

In my community that was 12,000 people been furloughed.

Looking forward it would have affected an additional thousand of -- thousands of jobs.

I have to go back to the debt ceiling question and paul ryan saying that we have to get something for this.

What i want to know is you have the budget going down, deficit spending going down, what do you want for that?

No one is satisfied with the way our current deficit stands with the current level of spending.

Certainly part of the budget compromise looks not just to mandatory and discretionary spending, but we have to look overall at the economic health of the nation and how we spend our money on the government side that is an ongoing and continuing debate.

How we fund the government during this time is certainly important, but also the future.

Are we cutting too quickly?

If we all say that we need fiscal responsibility, is the

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