The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear slim their 2012 budgets by 5-percent. The memo from OMB leader Peter Orszag and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel also directs all agencies to list their worst-performing programs when they submit budgets. The move is designed to help the government keep to a three-year discretionary spending freeze for non-security programs. But the directive to cut spending isn’t new. The administration did the same thing last year.
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