Sen. Mark Warner: Sequestration is just plain stupid

Posted at 10:40 PM, Feb 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-14 22:40:50-05

Hampton Roads has already felt the impact of sequestration with the delay of the deployment of the USS Harry Truman.

Navy cancels Friday’s planned deployment of the USS Harry S. Truman over budget cuts

That's just a cut made in preparation of sequestration, which starts March 1st.

Some lawmakers in Washington are scrambling to stop it.

NewsChannel 3 took action and spoke with Senator Mark Warner about just how far Congress is away from reaching a deal.