Marine Corps general: Stopgap CR is 'insanity'

October 22, 2019 at 10:58 AM
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- A top Marine Corps official today slammed the stopgap continuing resolution that is keeping the government funded while the Senate remains stalled in the appropriations process. Speaking to an audience at the National Defense Industrial Association's annual Expeditionary Warfare conference, Lt. Gen. Eric Smith said it's "insanity" that the Pentagon is operating under a CR through Nov. 21. "We're doing a tremendous amount of work together. One thing that is not helpful right now is, once again,...

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