Courtney, Wittman call on Biden's first budget to prioritize Navy

By Aidan Quigley / February 19, 2021 at 3:55 PM
Congressional seapower leaders are calling on the Biden administration's first budget to prioritize the Navy and shipbuilding to counter the growing threat posed by China. House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Joe Courtney (D-CT) said Friday he believes the Navy deserves a bigger slice of the Pentagon's budget during an event hosted by the Hudson Institute. Courtney said he is optimistic the administration's first budget would reflect that shift. "I'm optimistic that we’re going to have a...

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