The two sides remained at loggerheads after meeting at the White House on the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts set to go into effect Friday.
Political news from today’s Times, plus a look at what’s happening in Washington.
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With no deal in place in Congress, $85 billion in sweeping federal spending cuts will take effect Friday, targeting everything, from defense to education.