Who’s Really Paying for the Budget Deal, in 1 Chart

The cost of sequestration relief had to be made up somewhere.

Dec. 11, 2013, 5:28 a.m.

The newly un­veiled bi­par­tis­an budget deal provides $63 bil­lion in re­lief from se­quest­ra­tion over two years. That’s a de­cent chunk of money, and it has to come from some­where.

If the deal ac­tu­ally makes it through Con­gress, here’s a look at how that cost will be made up, care of Na­tion­al Journ­al‘s Present­a­tion Cen­ter.


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