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White House Cancels Tours Due To Budget Cuts

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Those who haven't gotten a view of the inside of the White House yet may have a while to wait now.
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Those who haven't gotten a view of the inside of the White House yet may have a while to wait now.

The Obama administration is canceling tours of the White House beginning Saturday, citing staffing reductions prompted by the automatic budget cuts that began to take effect last Friday.

The White House is an especially popular destination for tourists during the spring break season, but visitors will have no luck this year. Even those who already scheduled tours will be disappointed, as callers to the White House Visitors Office information line are told that tours already planned will not be rescheduled.

Word is that the White House Easter Egg Roll on April 1 is still on.

The White House says the tours would be canceled until further notice.


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