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Rep. Mac Thornberry: SASC, HASC Plan $5B Defense Budget Cuts

Members of the House and Senate armed services committees plan to cut $5 billion from the defense budget in support of a Congress budget agreement with the White House, Defense News reported Wednesday. Joe Gould writes that HASC Chair Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) indicated the armed services committees currently work with the appropriations …

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Congress Approves FY 2016 Budget; Sen. Mitch McConnell Comments

The U.S. Senate has passed a spending deal that seeks to increase funds for defense programs in fiscal 2016 and balance the federal budget within a decade, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Nick Timiraos writes the agreement marks the first House-Senate Republican budget resolution in six years and was …

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