Republicans and Democrats are still arguing over the impact of the sequester see my roundup here but former mayor Charlie Wheeler isnt letting a few budget cuts get him down.
By DAVE HELLING
The financially embattled politico has been named Grand Marshal of the May 18th Armed Forces Day Salute to Heroes event. Its set for Washington Square Park, across from the Crown Center hotel.
The rally, in its second year, is struggling financially. Its been hurt by the decision of the military to stay away from the parade because of the sequester cuts.
The non-appearance of the active military has also affected the contributions and participation by the Greater Kansas City business community, the groups news release says.
Wheeler is a veteran, as well as a former Kansas City mayor and state senator. His recent financial problems have been well documented.