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No. 2 Defense official: I will refuse part of my salary if sequester happens

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Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee today he will give back part of his salary if sequestration spending cuts take place, in solidarity with other civilian Defense employees who will be furloughed to pay for the cuts. Most civilian Defense employees will likely be furloughed if March comes without a budget deal, Carter said, which will mean 20...

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