Moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill are increasingly eyeing the Pentagon’s budget for spending reductions or savings starting next year, in a move that further splinters support for major weapons acquisitions like airlifters. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), in a widely promoted speech Monday to the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, said defense spending can no longer be exempt from hard choices being pressed on the rest of the federal budget. “It’s ...
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