- Jul 23, 2014
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President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and signed by Obama into law.
Pentagon documents obtained previously by The Associated Press showed Obama was expected to ask Congress for a roughly $38 billion boost for defense
Obama budget to propose spending lift for military domestic programs Reuters
That means there could be some slight changes when the budget actually comes out Monday.
The increases are likely to find support among defense hawks on Capitol Hill.
Another war? The increase in troops in Europe?