Letter: Wrong priorities for federal spending

President Barack Obama with King Abdullah II of

President Barack Obama with King Abdullah II of Jordan. (March 23, 2013) (Credit: AP)

Travel deals

President Barack Obama is taking $627 million from the Federal Aviation Administration ["Federal budget cuts," News, March 1]. At the same time, he is giving an additional $200 million to Jordan.

As an FAA employee at Republic Airport, I'm losing 11 paid days in the sequestration furloughs, and our pre

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