“Further, the Congress is not even scheduled to come back into session until the week of November 13,” the letter continued. “This leaves precious little time for a plan to come together. Despite efforts by the Administration to ignore the facts, sequestration and the WARN Act are the law of the land.”
The letter was sent to: Lockheed Martin Corporation, Raytheon Company, L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., Northrop Grumman Corp., Huntington Ingalls Industries, the Boeing Company, General Dynamics Corp., Honeywell International Inc., CSC, SAIC, BAE Systems Inc., ATK, ITT Exelis, EADS North America Inc. and United Technologies Corporation.
Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations for the IRS, arrives for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' targeting of political groups. Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify and caused a protest from some committee members when she offered an opening statement and engaged in dialogue with members before invoking the right.
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