Trump Heats Up Spending Debate by Calling Out “Crazy” Defense Budget

(From The Washington Examiner)

Trump tweeted this year’s $716 billion budget, which he touted and campaigned on, is “crazy” and part of a growing arms race with Russia and China. . . .

Last week, the Republican chairmen of the House and Senate armed services committees warned that the president’s $33 billion cut to planned spending is “dangerous” and would undercut the progress made with the past two increases to the defense budget.

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