GOP senators want 'emergency defense supplemental' to follow latest spending deal

By Tony Bertuca / June 1, 2023 at 3:06 PM
( Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include additional statements from lawmakers .) Several GOP senators, including Sen. Susan Collins (ME), the ranking member on the Senate Appropriations Committee, said today they want a commitment from the White House and Senate Democrats to support an “emergency defense supplemental” following the passage of a deal that would raise the federal debt ceiling and lock in defense spending at levels they deem inadequate. The bill before the Senate today, which...

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