Forty GOP Lawmakers Seek 5% Pentagon Budget Hike

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Credit: U.S. government
Forty GOP members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) called for a 5% increase in the Pentagon’s budget in a March 23 letter to President Joe Biden, while the Democratic leader of the Senate panel is urging some patience and to wait for a new strategy. The White House is expected...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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