Columbia-class sub included in White House's CR 'anomalies' request

By Tony Bertuca / August 31, 2023 at 2:59 PM
The White House is asking Congress to avert a looming government shutdown by passing a stopgap continuing resolution that, among other things, would include authority for the Defense Department to spend money on the Columbia-class submarine program to avoid a 20-month delay, according to the Office of Management and Budget. The short-term CR the White House seeks would allow DOD to deviate from typical restrictions and obligate funding to begin construction of the second Columbia-class nuclear submarine (SSBN-827). “Without this...

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