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Top Dem authorizer would focus on cutting costs if House flips

March 6, 2018 at 5:18 PM
The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee says he would focus the panel on finding places where the Pentagon can cut costs if the lower chamber flips this November and he becomes committee chairman. Asked what his top priorities would be if the political winds change in favor of the Democrats later this year, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) told the audience at the McAleese/Credit Suisse defense conference in Washington today that, “part of...

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