Hicks frames Pentagon budget strategy; Congress awaits details

By Tony Bertuca / April 30, 2021 at 5:02 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said today she finds it "fascinating" how many lawmakers have called the Pentagon's proposed $715 billion budget either too low or too high without knowing what is in it. "One of the most fascinating things I've found is that the only thing people know really about our defense budget is the topline and everyone is arguing over it," she said. "They have no idea what's in the budget and that tells you everything you need...

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