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Roe unhappy with canceled tours

By Ken Smith, ksmith@wcyb.com
Published On: Mar 07 2013 05:10:28 PM CST

Congressman Phil Roe (R-Tennessee) is not happy with President Obama's decision to cancel self-guided White House tours.

In a letter from Roe and several of his colleagues, they question the President's decision to close the doors to the White House indefinitely due to the sequestration.

Roe says Americans have the right to see democracy at work and he calls the decision "a mistake."

Roe also says the House of Representatives has also had to cut its office budgets 10 percent due to sequester cuts.