After Europe Trip Rumsfeld Will Get Amended 2002 Budget

By Thomas Duffy / June 6, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The military services expect to show Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld their amended fiscal year 2002 budgets when Rumsfeld returns from a European trip this Saturday, newly installed Air Force Secretary James Roche told the Senate Appropriations Committee today. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI), who became the committee's chairman today as Democrats assumed control of the Senate, told Roche the committee is "laboring a bit in the dark because the Defense Department's budget has yet to be sent to the Hill." Roche...

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