FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2013 file photo, House Armed Services 

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2013 file photo, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. There is plenty of blame to go around for the pending automatic budget cuts that have put the U.S. military on the brink of a readiness crisis, McKeon said Wednesday. McKeon said that neither Congress nor the Obama administration has "clean hands." The debt crisis forcing the cuts was decades in the making, yet both sides opted for the easy path "when we should have explored the bravery of restraint," he said at a committee hearing.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2013 file photo, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. There is plenty of blame to go around for the pending automatic budget cuts that have put the U.S. military on the brink of a readiness crisis, McKeon said Wednesday. McKeon said that neither Congress nor the Obama administration has "clean hands." The debt crisis forcing the cuts was decades in the making, yet both sides opted for the easy path "when we should have explored the bravery of restraint," he said at a committee hearing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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