Pentagon Comptroller Sees Possible Softer Blow From Spending Cuts
By Jim Wolf and Richard Cowan/Reuters
“The administration does not support these cuts, but unless Congress acts responsibly, there will be no choice but to implement them,” the OMB report said.
Asked to comment on any discrepancy, a spokeswoman for Hale’s office said there was none.
The sequestration law requires that a breakdown by “Program, Project and Activity,” or PPA, be used for sequestration, said Lieutenant Colonel Melinda Morgan, a Pentagon spokeswoman.
“However, PPAs are defined differently across the government,” she said by email, adding that a final definition for PPAs has not yet been determined.