House Dem approps chairs and military chiefs raise alarm over possible full-year CR

By Tony Bertuca / January 11, 2022 at 4:03 PM
Top Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee, citing new data from senior Pentagon officials, today warned that continued congressional gridlock over the federal budget could result in lawmakers using legislation intended as a temporary spending measure to fund the federal government for a full year, doing unprecedented damage to military modernization. In a memo released today in advance of a Wednesday hearing , House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN), chair of the panel’s defense...

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