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After Paris attacks, Sen. John McCain sees chance to end sequester

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., a longtime critic of President Obama's foreign policy, as well as the sequester's effects on the military and intelligence agencies, has introduced legislation to provide specific relief to those sectors in the days following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris that killed 130.

"I think that there are a number of Democrats that are very interested," McCain told the Washington Examiner when asked about the bill's chances, given a likely veto from the president.

"This isn't just about defense spending," McCain said. "It would provide relief to the NSA, FBI, CIA and others."

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