OMB appeals Senate move to transfer THAAD procurement from MDA to Army

By Jason Sherman  
September 9, 2019 at 4:18 PM
The White House Office of Management and Budget is asking Senate lawmakers to reconsider legislation that would transfer procurement funding for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense program from the Missile Defense Agency to the Army, a move lawmakers have long sought and which the Pentagon has resisted. Acting OMB Director Russell Vought asked Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe (R-OK) to reconsider the panel's provision in its mark of the fiscal year 2020 defense policy bill that would...

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