LaPlante: ‘People get laid off because of continuing resolutions’

By Tony Bertuca / November 14, 2023 at 5:38 PM
Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante said today that he meets with other defense officials every day at 1 p.m. to discuss a potential government shutdown and the impact of stopgap funding on U.S. weapons production. “You want the Chinese to steal and adopt this model,” he said, referring to ongoing congressional dysfunction, during a conference hosted by Politico . The federal government is slated to shut down if Congress does not extend a stopgap continuing resolution that runs through Friday...

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