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Apr 12 2016
The 2016 Presidential candidates stances on the military budget.ProCon.org
Oct 09 2013
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Jun 11 2014
It cost the Pentagon $153 billion to cover salary and benefits for U.S. forces in 2012. That’s up 28 percent since 2000.Face the Facts USA
Jan 27 2023
Japan and Germany, World War II’s two great vanquished powers, are both enhancing the role and stature of military power in their diplomatic and security policies. Their adversaries may differ, but their motivations are similar.
At his White House visit this month with a supportive President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Kishida Fumio laid out Japan’s assertive new national securityChristian Science Monitor
Mar 28 2022
President Biden’s fiscal 2023 budget will call for additional military spending in the face of Russian aggression toward Ukraine, domestic funding for child care and police departments along with new taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
The proposal, which will be released on Monday, could be the last salvo of Mr. Biden’s legislative agenda, as Democrats face the prospect of losingNew York Times (News)
Dec 07 2022
The newly minted defense authorization bill for fiscal 2023, made public Tuesday night, provides a shot in the arm to the U.S. defense budget but bars the military from discharging any more troops who refuse COVID-19 vaccine shots in their arms.
The new NDAA rescinds an August 2021 Pentagon mandate for the services to require COVID vaccinations for most troops but does not requireRoll Call
Apr 09 2021
Republicans on Friday blasted President Biden's request for $753 billion for next fiscal year’s defense budget, saying it's not enough to counter China's military modernization plans.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., along with other top Senate Republicans, accused the president of prioritizing a "liberal wish list" while "funding for America’s military is neglected."Fox News (Online News)
Apr 09 2021
In a move that will upset some on the left wing of his party, President Joe Biden is requesting $753 billion for national defense, a 1.7 percent increase over President Donald Trump’s military budget last year.
However, as Biden’s Republican critics are bound to complain, he is requesting a 15.9 percent increase in non-defense spending. In fact, while Trump’s last budget cut everythingSlate
Mar 16 2017
The Trump administration's new budget blueprint aims to quantify the president's nationalistic agenda in dollars and cents. The plan, released Thursday morning, calls for significant increases in military and border-security spending, along with corresponding cuts in many other parts of the government.Daily Kos NPR (Online News) Breitbart News
Dec 23 2022
President Joe Biden signed an $847 billion defense policy bill on Friday, killing his own administration’s mandate that troops receive the Covid vaccine.
The National Defense Authorization Act, which prescribes military policy and budget priorities each year, cleared Congress this month with overwhelming bipartisan support. The compromise bill also prescribes a whopping $45 billionPolitico