White House seeks CR exemptions for SDA, hypersonics, background checks

By Tony Bertuca  
September 4, 2019 at 2:36 PM
The White House has sent a 21-page list of "anomalies" to Congress seeking exemptions for a variety of federal spending priorities -- including the establishment of a Space Development Agency, continued development of hypersonic weapons and new background investigations -- in the likely event lawmakers pass a stopgap continuing resolution. Under a CR, the Defense Department's budget is locked at previous-year levels and spending on new programs is prohibited. The White House anomalies request list , obtained by Inside Defense,...

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