BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani is on the defensive.
At a campaign rally in New Hampshire, he addressed his plan to expand the U.S. military and cut taxes at the same time, saying one is not a tradeoff for the other. Giuliani says he would find taxes that would produce more revenue at lower rates.
He also says the military expansion plan includes trimming the federal work force by not replacing workers who retire and asking most federal agencies to trim their budgets.
Giuliani is heading to Florida next. He is defending his decision to largely skip the Iowa caucus, saying the fact that there are 29 primary and caucuses in one month calls for a different strategy.
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