White House opposes House defense spending bill

By Tony Bertuca  
May 21, 2019 at 10:44 AM
The absence of a broad budget deal in Congress is being highlighted by the release of a White House letter opposing the defense spending bill crafted by House Democrats. The letter from acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russell Vought sent Monday to House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) outlines the White House’s opposition to the panel’s fiscal year 2020 defense spending bill, which the committee is expected to pass today. "The Department of Defense appropriations bill is...

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