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Pelosi: Sequestration is preventing me from visiting troops


I know the House Minority Leader is objecting, but this might actually be a nice silver lining of 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."

You're welcome, troops.  Enjoy your Pelosi-free Mother's Day weekend.

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