Trump Asks Congress To Add $5.9B To Defense Budget Request

Credit: U.S. Missile Defense Agency
President Donald Trump asked Congress on Nov. 6 to add $5.9 billion to his fiscal 2018 budget request to counter threats from North Korea. A large portion of the amended request, $2.1 billion, would support missile defense efforts, including building a new ground-based interceptor (GBI) field at...

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