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Thornberry seeks spending flexibility for DOD amid budget stalemate

By Tony Bertuca  
January 10, 2018 at 2:27 PM
As Congress eyes yet another stopgap continuing resolution, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) says the Pentagon may need "flexibility" on the deadline for obligating fiscal year 2018 funds, especially for operations and maintenance. Thornberry, who spoke to reporters Wednesday, said the Defense Department will "receive a large percentage of [its] funding without much time left" in the fiscal year. "You either have the choice of spending a lot of stuff fast or not spending it," he continued...

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