House Considers Dueling GOP Budget Blueprints; Senate Eyes Thursday Vote

By Tony Bertuca / March 25, 2015 at 3:14 PM
Uncertainty continued to loom over the future of defense spending Wednesday as the House prepared to vote on two different fiscal year 2016 GOP budget resolutions that were poised to further deepen the conflict between Republican defense and deficit hawks. The first blueprint being considered was the one passed by the House Budget Committee last week, which called for keeping the 2011 Budget Control Act spending caps in place for the Pentagon at $499 billion, but created a $96 billion...

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