Rogers looks to thread GOP needle between cutting DOD and investing in modernization

By Tony Bertuca / February 2, 2023 at 12:21 PM
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), the new chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, pledged today to cut Pentagon spending, yet stressed that the investments needed to compete with China will be expensive. “We will closely examine programs to determine if they actually provide the capabilities we need to defeat the threats we face. If they don’t, they’ll be cut,” he said during the committee’s organizational meeting today. “At the end of the day, I expect we’ll find a lot of...

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