Rep. Jackson Lee: Sequester is Like 'Tsunami’—‘It May Come ... When We're Away on Work Recess'

March 15, 2013 - 12:04 PM
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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Thursday compared the series of automatic budget cuts that took effect on March 1, known as sequester, to the Japanese tsunami of 2011 that killed more than 15,000 people and left millions more without power and water, while sparking a nuclear reactor meltdown.