Pentagon says House GOP's reported budget cuts would be 'potentially devastating'

By Tony Bertuca / March 20, 2023 at 10:05 AM
Should House Republicans support returning federal discretionary spending to levels not seen since fiscal year 2022, the nearly $100 billion reduction in funding to the Defense Department could have "harmful and potentially devastating" effects, according to a new letter from the Pentagon comptroller. The letter , sent in response to a query from House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), says that bringing fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to FY-22 levels, as Republicans are reportedly considering , would...

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