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Gordon Adams quoted in Defense News on Middle East “Grand Bargain” talks

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As the Obama administration reaches across the aisle to deal with
instability in Syria and Egypt, some say working together on missile
strikes and hardware shipments could help produce a sequester-addressing
fiscal deal.

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But Gordon Adams, who ran national defense budgeting during the
Clinton administration, said there is no reason to believe “anyone who’s
been meeting with the president can actually deliver a budget deal.”

“McCain
can’t deliver a budget deal, Graham can’t deliver a budget deal,” said
Adams, now with the Stimson Center. “The only one in the Senate who can
is Mitch McConnell.”

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