Pentagon preps for budget delay as historic shutdown drags on

By Tony Bertuca / January 15, 2019 at 3:14 PM
The Pentagon is preparing to delay the Feb. 4 rollout of its fiscal year 2020 budget request because of the ongoing partial government shutdown, now in its 25th day, according to government officials with knowledge of the matter. A defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive budget matters, said the Pentagon no longer expects to release its budget on time as the shutdown has hampered the White House Office of Management and Budget, which had to furlough...

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