House Amendment Would Allow DOD Reprogrammings To Pay For Training Syrian Rebels

By Tony Bertuca / September 16, 2014 at 2:20 PM
The House Armed Services Committee is unwilling to authorize the additional $500 million requested by the White House to train and equip Syrian rebels, though the committee has introduced a measure that would allow the Pentagon to pay for the effort by reprogramming existing funds. "This amendment does not authorize additional funds, but does allow the Department of Defense to submit reprogramming requests to Congress, should the President request DOD funds to execute this authority," according to a summary of...

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