Mattis Railes Against Budget Instability

/ September 20, 2017 at 5:26 PM
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis recently framed the ongoing budget gridlock on Capitol Hill in grave terms. "If we don't get budgetary predictability, if we don't remove the defense caps, then we're questioning whether or not America has the ability to survive. It's that simple," he said Wednesday at the Air Force Association's annual convention in National Harbor, MD. Congress has put off finding a final bipartisan agreement on federal spending until Dec. 8, when a stopgap continuing resolution expires. "Over...

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