Rapid Fire Oct. 3, 2012: DoD Sequestered from SequestrationOct 03, 2012 10:25 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
- The Pentagon continues to pretend it is not planning for sequestration. Showing their newfound social media savvy, the Department even created a Facebook community for that.
- Congressional Republicans are apoplectic to have been outmaneuvered – at last for now – by the Administration on the use of WARN Act notifications – or lack thereof – by defense contractors in anticipation of sequestration. Some senators question the legality of the White House’s position, while others say they will block the payment of legal fees to contractors as envisioned by OMB. Stuck in the crossfire: defense contractor employees.
- BAE/EADS drama of the day: