Topline FY-16 Budget Numbers Leak On Eve Of Sequestration Hearing

By Tony Bertuca / January 27, 2015 at 5:18 PM
Fiscal year 2016 defense budget request topline numbers, which show that the Pentagon plans to ignore the Budget Control Act caps, have leaked in advance of a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in which members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are scheduled to discuss the potential damage of sequestration if the decade-long cuts were allowed to occur. While the official budget submission is not scheduled until Feb. 2, several news outlets on Jan. 27 simultaneously reported that the Defense...

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