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Friday, August 24, 2018

News Alert: $675 billion Pentagon spending bill approved by the Senate

The Senate passed its version of a $675 billion appropriations bill Thursday to fund the Pentagon in fiscal 2019, setting up negotiations with the House on a final spending plan.

The proposal represents the biggest hike in defense funding in about 15 years, but now must be reconciled by a conference committee with a similar $675 billion bill passed by the House in June. The Senate bill was passed as part of a minibus appropriations bill that included the departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services.

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Anonymous said...

This money is in addition to their Afghan Poppy income! Wow, they should be able to kill everybody in the world with all of that money!

Anonymous said...

Let our military patrol our boarders and use deadly force!