28 Jun '17, 11pm

Senate unveils $700 billion defense authorization plan

WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers introduced a $700 billion defense authorization bill on Wednesday that sets the stage for another financial showdown with House budget planners and White House officials over the right target for national defense planning. The Senate draft calls for more base defense spending than either of the other plans, fewer troops and a smaller military pay raise than the House proposal, but 54 more aircraft and five more naval ships than the president had planned. In a statement, Senate Armed Services Committee officials said the moves are “necessary to help the U.S. military restore readiness, rebuild capacity, and modernize the force for future challenges.” Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., said the plan will “start the process of rebuilding our military after six years of devastating cuts to our defense budget.” Like the other spending proposals, the Se...

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