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Obama Cuts $2 Million from Protection of Foreign Missions, $129 Million form Embassy Security

2:37 PM, Sep 14, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The researchers at the Republican National Committee notice this alarming fact in President Obama's sequestration plan:

Obama’s Sequestration Plan Would Cut $1.084 Billion From The State Department’s Diplomatic And Consular Program, Including $2 Million For The Protection Of Foreign Missions And Officials, And $129 Million For Embassy Security, Construction, And Maintenance.  (“OMB Report Pursuant To The Sequestration Transparency Act Of 2012,” Office Of Management And Budget, pp. 135-136, 9/14/12)

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