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Republicans on the sequester: Then and now

Republicans in Congress know full well how the drastic, automatic cuts known as the sequester would hurt the middle class and take our economy to the brink. Just last year, many of them were calling for action to stop it. Today, they're singing a different tune―and they're threatening to take our economy hostage.

Republicans in Congress know full well how the drastic, automatic cuts known as the sequester would hurt the middle class and take our economy to the brink. Just last year, many of them were calling for action to stop it. Today, they're singing a different tune―and they're threatening to take our economy hostage.

If you had any doubt that Republicans are willing to gamble our economy to protect their political interests, watch—and share—this video.