Trump administration reverses course, asks for second Virginia-class submarine in FY-21

By Aidan Quigley / November 30, 2020 at 1:51 PM
The Trump administration has asked Congress to fund a second Virginia-class submarine in fiscal year 2021, following congressional concern when the administration proposed funding just one of the submarines in its original budget . Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought sent a letter Nov. 25 to the leadership of the House and Senate appropriations committees and the panels’ defense subcommittees that said the administration supports procurement of a second Virginia-class submarine this fiscal year. Vought's letter comes as...

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