Pentagon brass warn about continuing resolution

By Tony Bertuca  
September 3, 2019 at 5:00 AM
Congressional staffers say they expect the Defense Department to begin fiscal year 2020 on a stopgap continuing resolution, despite lawmakers having already agreed to a broader bipartisan budget deal. “It’s very likely,” one staffer said. “Hard to imagine a scenario where we don’t do one.” Staffers said the CR is likely to stretch through the end of November, partly because Senate appropriators have yet to begin marking up any of their 12 annual spending bills. Congress is scheduled to return...

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