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Ukraine aid and stealth bombers: Pentagon lays out consequences if Congress can't pass a budget deal

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Defense Department officials have compiled a list of dire consequences if the military is forced to operate under a one-year stopgap funding bill for the first time in history - from aid to Ukraine to procurement of the new B-21 stealth bomber. The warnings, along with a recent letter from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to Congress, reflect increasing alarm in the top ranks of the Pentagon as congressional leaders face the prospect of missing critical deadlines to fund the government through next year. A yearlong continuing resolution, or CR, would slash funding for...
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