DOD and Congress likely to wrestle with pandemic costs in the new year

By Tony Bertuca / December 22, 2020 at 5:04 PM
The Pentagon and Congress have yet to fully reckon with the costs the COVID-19 pandemic may have imposed on the U.S. defense industrial base, including the roughly $11 billion defense officials tell lawmakers is needed to rectify the situation. Now that a lame-duck session of lawmaking that did not address the matter is coming to an end, the issue is being teed up for up for consideration by the Biden administration in the coming year. Tension remains, however, between congressional...

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