Ryan: We’ll See If Obama Uses The Sequester Flexibility We Plan To Give Him

Paul Ryan 3 SC Ryan: Well See If Obama Uses the Sequester Flexibility We Plan to Give Him

(CNSNews.com) – Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, says he expects the House to pass a measure next week that will give the Obama administration more flexibility in making the spending reductions required under sequestration.

“So I think you’ll see more flexibility for the military, for national security, and more flexibility for domestic spending so that the president and the agencies can go after waste and inefficiency as the sequester takes place,” Ryan told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday.

“We’re going to give the administration the flexibility they need to…go after the waste, the fraud, the abuse, low-priority spending. If they choose not to do that, then the president will have made the choice to do the things you just described (layoffs, airport delays, fewer meat inspections) for political benefit. We think that’s wrong. We’ll see if he does that.

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