Election 2020: A Biden win could mean policy changes at DOD

By Tony Bertuca, Marjorie Censer / November 2, 2020 at 5:05 AM
If former Vice President Joe Biden defeats President Trump, the Defense Department could see significant changes, despite a likely continued focus on COVID-19 and great power competition with China. Biden and other Democrats have said they do not intend to dramatically reduce defense spending if they win power, but the liberal wing of the party has pledged to pursue steep Pentagon cuts. At press time, no winner had been declared. "Biden will not be able to completely ignore the Democratic...

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