Inside the Army - December 3, 2018

Inhofe unveils top defense policy priorities; gears up for budget battle

By Tony Bertuca  
November 30, 2018 at 3:09 PM
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK) has an ambitious list of priorities all built around a central line of effort -- increasing the defense budget, despite newly empowered Democrats and a White House looking for spending cuts to offset skyrocketing deficits. Inhofe, in an interview with Inside Defense , said total fiscal year 2020 defense spending should be "at least" $733 billion, not the $700 billion for which the White House Office of Management and Budget has directed...

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