In Today’s News May 15, 2009Posted by Stephen Abott in News.
You could almost see the captions above the heads of the budget battlers at the House Armed Services Committee’s 2010 budget hearing today. Bam! Pow! Whack!
U.S. House members mounted little resistance during a five-hour May 13 hearing to Defense Secretary Robert Gates' plan to terminate or alter 50 major weapon programs.
U.S. House Republicans hit Defense Secretary Robert Gates on May 13 for making a raft of major program decisions with what they called inadequate analysis, and for keeping Congress in the dark about his plans.
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on May 14 approved the White House nominations of six top Pentagon officials, including Raymond Mabus to be secretary of the Navy. The appointments will go to the whole Senate for a vote.