Biden admin opposes House effort to block divestiture of older weapon systems

By Tony Bertuca / July 12, 2022 at 2:47 PM
The White House opposes several provisions in the House's version of the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill that would limit the Pentagon's ability to divest "lower-priority" platforms, but is not threatening to veto the legislation, according to the Office of Management and Budget. “The administration strongly opposes multiple provisions that would limit [the Defense Department's] ability to divest or retire lower priority platforms, including the F-22, E-3, Navy littoral combat ships, and Navy amphibious ships,” OMB said in a...

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