Department of Defense
House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.
The Biden admin's $3.5 trillion spending plan over ten years would have a net cost of $1-1.75 trillion, budget groups say, far less than the Trump tax cuts of 2017.
The Nashville Democrat, chair of the House subcommittee overseeing nuclear weapons programs, received max contributions last cycle from the PACs of several top defense contractors.
Over 50 members of Congress are calling on President Biden to "significantly" cut military spending in next year's budget and invest in social needs.