House appropriators would rescind $870M in mostly weapon system funds

By Tony Bertuca  
June 13, 2018 at 11:08 AM
The House Appropriations Committee will begin debating a defense spending bill today that would rescind $870 million in funds previously allocated mostly for weapon systems, the largest cut being $115 million from the Navy's Tomahawk missile account. A report accompanying the bill states that House appropriators are concerned by the Navy's management of the Tomahawk program. "In the previous two fiscal years, the Congress has added funding above the budget requests for the Tomahawk program due to the fact that...

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