12 Sep '17, 2pm

Mattis outlines impacts of continuing resolution; Army worst hit

Mattis outlines impacts of continuing resolution; Army worst hit

WASHINGTON — Operating under a continuing resolution for even three months will impact dozens of procurement and construction projects vital to keeping the military operational, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned top congressional leaders. In a six-page letter obtained by Defense News, Mattis wrote to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., outlining the impacts of a CR. An identical letter was sent to other key members of Congress who focus on defense issues. The Sept. 8 letter was sent two days after two of those key defense lawmakers — Reps. Mac Thornbery and Kay Granger, the Texas Republicans who chair the House Armed Services Committee and the House Appropriations’ Defense Subcommittee, respectively — appeared at the Sept. 6 Defense News Conference to announce that a three-month CR was likely. Shortly thereafter, a deal was struck to exten...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2017/09/12/mattis-out...

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