Barack Obama campaigned on a plan to make deep cuts in the defense department. He has forced Defense Secretary Robert Gates to make proposals for those deep cuts; including an almost elimination of the F-22 fighter jet program. Secretary Gates is so chocked up he is almost unable to get the details out.
Gates to cut several major weapons programs(video)
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is proposing deep cuts to some big weapons programs such as the F-22 fighter jet as the Pentagon takes a hard look at how it spends money. (April 6)