White House seeks CR exemptions for Columbia-class sub, Space Force

By Tony Bertuca / September 8, 2020 at 5:30 PM
The White House is prioritizing the need to fund two Columbia-class submarines and restructure the Space Force in the event lawmakers cannot agree to pass regular appropriations bills and are forced to pass a stopgap spending measure, according to documents obtained by Inside Defense . Fiscal year 2021 begins Oct. 1 and Congress, returning from August recess and preparing for November elections, has shown no indication it will be able to pass a spending package in time. To avert a...

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