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“We are disappointed by the Administration creating alarm about sequestration’s impact on aviation." Source: Statement from Senator John Thune (R-SD) and Congressmen Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) concerning the Obama Administrations' approach to sequester cuts at the FAA.