Military leaders are asking Congress to spend some of this year’s money next year

February 14, 2018 10:34 pm defensenews.com
Military leaders are asking Congress to spend some of this year’s money next year

WASHINGTON — With nearly half of fiscal 2018 over, top military officials are seeking flexibility from Congress to spend part of a major spending boost later—in fiscal 2019—and some lawmakers are leaning towards yes. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s No. 2 Republican, Sen. Jim Inhofe, seemed to favor such an arrangement when he asked several of the services’ top officers for their takes at a readiness hearing Wednesday. “As you…

Comments limited to 1000 characters. No HTML allowed.
  Cancel