Monitor Breakfast Carl Levin: Mitt Romney criticism of Obama defense budget not factual

In recent Republican presidential primary debates, Mitt Romney has blasted President Obama's plan to trim defense spending. Senator Carl Levin says his criticism is just politics.

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin says Mitt Romney’s tough criticism of the Obama defense budget is “just a political statement which is not borne out by the facts.”