Acting Budget Director Jeffrey Zients, with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, before the House Armed Services ... more 
Acting Budget Director Jeffrey Zients, with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing on defense cuts. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Wed, Aug 1, 2012 4:05 PM EDT