Senators examine impact of DoD budget sequestration

Friday - 11/4/2011, 7:12pm EDT

Meredith Shiner, Senate reporter, CQ Roll Call

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If the supercommittee can't find a way to save over a trillion dollars in the next decade, sequestration will force across-the-board cuts on the Pentagon. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham want Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to take a look at what a supercommittee failure would mean for the military.

Meredith Shiner, Senate reporter at CQ Roll Call, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what the senators are looking for.