Congress Pushes Back On Trump’s Pentagon Budget Request

military helicopter
The CH-47 Block 2 is an upgrade that aims to increase the heavy helicopter’s carrying capacity enough so that it can haul a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
Credit: Boeing
The Trump administration is requesting a flat budget for national security of $740.5 billion in fiscal 2021 to keep military equipment relevant to counter threats from China and Russia. The task of evaluating the request falls to Congress, which is already pushing back on some of the specifics....

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