Opinion: Lawmakers’ Novel Approach To Boosting Defense Spending

To get around congressional gridlock, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) is trying a novel approach to increasing the defense budget. He plans to authorize the amount President Barack Obama asked for in his fiscal 2017 bill—$610 billion. That includes $549 billion for defense...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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