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CBO cooks up cost-saving options that include reducing nuclear triad and canceling ICBM replacement

By Tony Bertuca  
December 13, 2018 at 4:43 PM
The Congressional Budget Office has produced a range of cost-cutting scenarios that could be explored to trim the federal deficit over the next decade, including possible reductions to the nuclear triad and potential cancellation of the program intended to replace the intercontinental ballistic missile. CBO notes in a Dec. 13 report that the scenarios presented for consideration are “intended to reflect a range of possibilities, not a ranking of priorities or an exhaustive list.” The report makes no recommendations and...

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