Congress Wants To Spend $436 Million On New Abrams Tanks, Army Says It Doesn’t Want Any More

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But the tank is built in politically important Ohio and new tanks mean manufacturing jobs stay in a key (Republican) congressional district. So what’s a half billion dollars on a weapons system which is not needed, which the Army specifically says it doesn’t want? Shoot, we’ve spent $400 billion on a fighter jet which can’t even fly in cloudy weather.┬áSo why not?

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