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Trump Withdraws U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The White House said they will reopen negotiations so as to arrive at a deal that puts American workers first. This decision fulfills a Trump campaign promise. In a release, the White House said the Paris Climate …

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Report: DoD Eyes Potential C-32A Transport Aircraft Replacement

The Defense Department is investigating a successor to an aircraft platform the U.S. Air Force uses to transport the U.S. vice president and other high-level government officials, Defense One reported Tuesday. President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget proposal includes $6 million for the establishment of a project office that would identify possible replacement platforms for the C-32A Air Force …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Cybercom Needs Funds to Start Command Designation Change

Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command, has said at a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing that his organization seeks a $647 million budget for fiscal 2018, up 17 percent from the command’s current spending level, Nextgov reported Tuesday. He told subcommittee members that the proposed funding increase would primarily support preparations to …

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Report: Trump’s Proposed $54B Defense Budget Increase Would Top BCA Spending Limit

A Congressional Research Service report says President Donald Trump’s proposal to increase defense spending by $54 billion for fiscal 2018 would exceed the $549 billion spending cap under the Budget Control Act, GovExec reported Tuesday. Charles Clark writes that Trump has proposed cuts to domestic programs to offset 60 percent of the defense funding boost. …

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Reports: Michael Flynn Willing to Testify in Russian Election Interference Probe

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn seeks “immunity from prosecution” in exchange for testimony before House and Senate intelligence committees investigating Russia’s involvement in U.S. presidential electoral activities, Reuters reported Thursday. Eric Beech writes Flynn resigned last month amid reports that he gave top White House officials incomplete information about his …

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