Pelosi: Sequestration Preventing Me from Visiting Troops on Mother's Day
2:26 PM, May 9, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Nancy Pelosi indicated she would be visiting troops this weekend but for sequestration:
"Every year for the past few years, on Mother's Day, I've gone--I've taken a delegation--into Afghanistan or Iraq, we're alternating now, now Afghanistan--for Mother's Day to say thank you to our moms and, by the way, our grandmothers, who are serving there. Some young grandmothers. But, nonetheless, grandmothers. To also thank all of our troops for what they do to protect America's families. I won't be going this particular weekend because we don't have--you know, under sequestration, we don't have codels."
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