White House wants $6.4B continuing resolution for Afghan refugees, other 'anomalies'

By Tony Bertuca / September 7, 2021 at 3:03 PM
The White House is asking Congress to pass a short-term continuing resolution by Oct. 1 that includes $6.4 billion to pay for the processing and resettlement of tens of thousands of people evacuated from Afghanistan, according to the Office of Management and Budget. "The majority of the requested funds are for [the Defense and State departments] to support processing sites overseas and in the United States and U.S. government transportation for our allies and partners between processing sites and the...

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