Sen. Mark R. Warner

Sen. Mark R. Warner

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"The sequester is stupidity on steroids"

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) on July 23 chaired a Senate Budget Committee hearing on the impact of sequester spending cuts on national security and the U.S. economy. Warner, who describes sequestration as “stupidity on steroids,” sought to highlight the disruptive and inefficient impact sequestration is having on small businesses that work with the Department of Defense.