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Defense Takes Brunt of Sequestration

Created on October 16, 2012

Defense Takes Brunt of Sequestration

Federal Spending by the Numbers 2012


Mandatory Spending

Non-Defense Discretionary

Defense Discretionary

Cuts in budget authority, in billions of current dollars

Source: Congressional Budget Office, An Update to the Economic and Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022, Tables 1-3 and 1-4, http://cbo.gov/publication/43543 (accessed August 23, 2012).