Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is waging war with the Pentagon over how the department moves money between accounts, threatening to block such requests to Congress if they are used to start new programs. He has already blocked at least two requests in particular: one involving $29.2 million for a Navy ocean forecasting mission and another that would provide $38 million for an Army signals program. The Pentagon transferred up to $15 billion between accounts in fiscal 2011, McCain says. ...
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