A senior member of the House Armed Services Committee said May 16 that he expects the Bush Administration will ask Congress to boost missile defense spending by up to $3 billion in fiscal 2002. Based on Defense Department briefings, Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Pa.) anticipates the Administration will propose an increase of roughly $1 billion to $3 billion for missile defense, the congressman told The DAILY after speaking at a Capitol Hill seminar on missile defense. The fiscal 2001 defense ...


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