White House Slams House Appropriators For Sticking To Sequestration

By Tony Bertuca / April 22, 2015 at 11:29 AM
The White House is criticizing House appropriators for marking their first fiscal 2016 defense bill to the spending caps mandated by sequestration, arguing also that lawmakers' continued attempts to fund military construction through the overseas contingency operations account is "bad budget policy." "The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill is among the first appropriations bills being considered under the Republicans' 2016 budget framework, which would lock in sequestration funding levels for FY 2016," according to an April 21 letter from...

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